New freight rolling stock to be unveiled at Russian expo

Credit: RM Rail.

Two new rolling stock models are to be unveiled by manufacturer RM Rail at the International Fair of Railway Equipment and Technologies Expo near Moscow.

As well as a new grain hopper (model 19-1259), RM Rail will be showcasing a general purpose railroad flat car (model 13-1258).

The body of the grain hopper has an increased volume of up to 127m3 and a load capacity of 76 tonnes.

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The railroad flat car has a carrying capacity of 72 tonnes and has been designed to transport wheeled vehicles, steel structures, large-tonnage containers and tank containers for dangerous goods of up to 36 tons gross weight.

It also suitable for transporting loose, bulk and timber cargoes – that do not need protection from rain – using retractable corner fittings.


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