Tthe common brand RAIL1520 presents leasing services at RPC “United Wagon Company”.


Research and production corporation "United Wagon Company"(RPC UWC, MOEX: UWGN)is a leader in building innovative railcars in the 1520 mm gauge area. Founded in 2012, RPC UWC is an integrated rail holding, which develops, manufactures and maintains new generation railcars and also provides leasing and transportation services. The holding includes JSC «Tikhvin Freight Car Building Plant», JSC TikhvinhemMash,JSC TikhvinSpetsMash, and LLC NPC "Springs",UNICON 1520(a freight carrier), leasing companies under the brand of RAIL1520, JSC TAP "Titran-Express" (a railcar maintenance company). The holding`s research and engineering activities are implemented by LLC "All-Union Research and Development Centre for Transportation Technology". RPC UWC`s service network includes 6 training centres and more than 65 service centres operating in railway engine houses in the CIS and Baltic States.

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ICT Group is one of the largest, private-owned investment and industrial holding companies in Russia. It invests in, develops and manages assets in financial industry, precious metal production, heavy engineering, commercial and industrial development.

The asset profile under the Group`s management consists of 100% or major shareholding in such recognized industrial leaders as "Polymetal", Otkritie Financial Corporation, O1 Properties, Research and Production Corporation "United Wagon Company", including Tikhvin Freight Car Building Plant and RAIL1520 leasing company.


In January 2012Mitsui & Co., Ltd.and ICT Group have reached agreement on a joint investment in a railroad freight car operating lease business and have signed a joint venture agreement providing for the establishment of a new company. The initial investment by the joint venture company is expected to amount to around US$100 million. Mitsui's participation is 50%.