News Infrastructure Ukrzaliznytsia 06 May 2023
670 wagons were restored by depot repair, 127 units – by capital repair
In January-April 2023, the regional branch Prydniprovska Railway of Ukrainan Railways (UZ) restored 797 freight railcars with various types of repairs. This is stated in the press release on the branch’s 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 four months, the railcar depot repaired 670 freight railcars with depot repairs, 127 – with capital repairs.
Specialized repair depots of the regional branch work with railcars of UZ, its subordinate enterprises and private customers.
In 2022, more than 2.9 thousand freight railcars were repaired in the regional branch of Prydniprovska Railway. Part of the railway’s railcar repair capacity is currently located in the temporarily occupied territories.
As GMK Center reported earlier, during the past year Ukrainan Railways 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.