News Industry railway car building 19 February 2021
Ukrainian manufacturers of railway cars produced 3,241 units of rolling stock over the year
In 2020, production of freight cars and platforms in Ukraine dropped by 70.1% to 3,241 units against 2019, according to the State Statistics Service.
In December, railway cars manufacturers made 197 units of rolling stock. This is 63% down from December 2019.
Most fright cars were produced by Kryukivskyi Railway Car Building Works (KRCBW), whose output declined significantly. In 2020, the plant produced 1,569 freight cars, 70% down from 2019. In December, the plant made 13 freight cars.
As GMK Center reported earlier, in 2019, Ukraine cut production of freight cars and platforms by 5.2% to 10,571 units against 2018. The main contribution was made by KRCBW, which produced 5,280 freight cars in 2019, 43% up from 2018.