1,071 freight railcars were restored by depot repairs, 159 units – by capital repairs

In January-June 2023, the regional branch Prydniprovska Railway of Ukrainian Railways (UZ) restored more than 1.2 thousand freight railcars with various types of repairs. This is stated in the press release on the branch website.

«Prydniprovska Railway branch pays close attention to the technical condition of the rolling stock, because the stability and safety of transportation depends on it,» the message says.

Over the course of six months, the railroad depot repaired 1,071 freight railcars with depot repairs, and 159 units – with capital.

Specialized repair depots of the regional branch work with railcars of UZ, its subordinate enterprises and private customers. In January April on capacities of the Prydniprovska Railways 797 freight railcars were repaired, including 670 by depot repair, and 127 units – capital.

In 2022, more than 2.9 thousand freight railcars were repaired in the regional branch of Prydniprovska Railways. Part of the railway’s car repair capacity is currently located in the temporarily occupied territories.

As GMK Center reported earlier, during the past year UZ restored 2,929 thousand freight railcars, including 691 railcars through major repairs. In addition, railway operator reconstructed and overhauled 470 km of tracks. UZ also electrified 82 km of tracks, which is a record for the last 10 years.

In 2021, UZ increased the repair of trucks railcars by 54.7% compared to 2020 – up to 20,471 thousand units. Semi-railcars were repaired the most during the year – 9,352,000 units, which is 34.2% more year-on-year.