Railway scrap

The railway operator successfully held 11 scrap auctions out of 28 planned

Ukrainian Railways (UZ) successfully sold 7.7 thousand tons of ferrous scrap worth UAH 59.92 million. Initially, the railway operator planned to sell 17.3 thousand tons of raw materials for UAH 113.2 million. The average price per ton of sold secondary metal raw materials was UAH 7.71 thousand. This is evidenced by the relevant information in the electronic trading system Prozorro. Sales.

In total, 28 lots of raw materials were published, for which 11 auctions were successfully held. UZ failed to sell 9.6 thousand tons of scrap for more than UAH 63 million due to insufficient number of participants in the auctions.

Lots that UZ managed to sell at auctions September 18 in 2023

The lot numberWeight, tCost, UAHBuyerAverage price per ton, UAH
868B906.58,171,921.00Centerstal Plus9015.1
867B906.58,117,500.00Centerstal Plus8955.1
853B776.95,826,562.50Centerstal Plus7500.0
852B776.95,826,562.50Centerstal Plus7500.0

Among the scrap sold are types 4, 361 and 3. These are railcar frames and other large rolling stock parts, as well as wheels and rims. The buyer of raw materials is Centrstal Plus, Dniprostal and Ferolit.

From the beginning of 2023, UZ successfully implemented 63.1 thousand tons of ferrous metal scrap worth UAH 348.8 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.