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The Roslavl railway-car repair plant has begun to release innovative flat cars
 

01.09.2016 The Roslavl railway-car repair plant has begun to release innovative flat cars

The Roslavl railway-car repair plant has begun to release innovative flat cars

The realization of startup of new production of the Roslavl railway-car repair plant became possible thanks to the appeal of the Governor of Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovskiy to the Ministry of transport of the Russian Federation.

Nowadays the plant works in the difficult conditions caused by volume reduction of transportations by railway transport and the corresponding slump in demand for new railway-cars and car-repair services.

In the current year the investment program within which the innovative model of the flat car for transportation of forest products is developed and put on production has been adopted. The railway-car has the increased capacity and is extremely demanded by railway operators.

But at the implementation of the project there were difficulties endangering further work of the plant. The enterprise has faced a problem of obtaining permission by the Commission of carriage economy of Council for railway transport of the State Parties of the Commonwealth of Independent States to entering of the flat car into the reference book of data processing center of railway administrations without which its operation is impossible on the public ways of JSC «Russian Railways». The arisen situation threatened with failure of orders that would cause a full stop of the enterprise.

For the solution of this problem the head of the region Alexey Ostrovskiy has addressed to the Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation Maxim Sokolov. By results of the address the innovative flat car has been included into the reference book of data processing center of railway administrations that gives the chance of its operation on Russian Railways.

Thus, the enterprise which is town-forming for Roslavl, and important for all Smolensk region will continue the stable work. Thanks to the assistance of the head of the region, the plant has a confirmed order for production of flat cars in 2016 providing full employment of personnel – more than one thousand people.