The railway operator successfully held 4 scrap auctions out of 36 planned

Ukrainian Railways (UZ) successfully sold 2.3 thousand tons of ferrous metal scrap worth UAH 15.52 million. Initially, the railway operator planned to sell 12.8 thousand tons of raw materials for UAH 78.72 million. The average price per ton of sold secondary scrap was UAH 6.76 thousand. This is evidenced by the relevant information in the electronic trading system Prozorro.Sale.

In total, 36 lots of raw materials were published, for which only 4 auctions were successfully held. UZ failed to sell 10.5 thousand tons of scrap for more than UAH 59 million due to insufficient number of participants in the auctions.

Lots that UZ managed to sell at auctions on 9-12 June 2023

The lot numberWeight, tonsPrice, UAHBuyerAverage price per ton, UAH
786Б622.964089752.1Centerstal Plus PE6565.0
787Б741.974871033.05Centerstal Plus PE6565.0
827Б5333950000Centerstal Plus PE7410.9
829Б4002605800Centerstal Plus PE6514.5


Among the scrap sold are types 501 and 3. These are railcar frames and other large-sized parts of rolling stock. The buyer of raw materials is Centerstal Plus PE.

From the beginning of 2023, UZ successfully implemented 55.43 thousand tons of ferrous metal scrap worth UAH 288.84 million.

As GMK Center reported earlier, in 2022, Ukrainian Raiways successfully implemented 113.04 thousand scrap ferrous metals with a total value of UAH 669.98 million. This is 43.8% and 55.4% less, respectively, compared to 2021.

Among the main buyers of raw materials were:

  • Metinvest-Resources – 37 lots (33.28 thousand tons for UAH 178.1 million);
  • Dniprostal – 36 lots (30.34 thousand tons for UAH 155.66 million);
  • Ferolit – 16 lots (12.3 thousand tons for UAH 95.19 million).

In general, the railway year the operator planned to implement 170 thousand tons of scrap metal. The state company also intended to dismantle 13,000 wagons, the weight of which is partially included in the above figure.