Products for the Iranian railways
The Scientific Industrial Corporation, Uralvagonzavod, presented its upcoming products on the Russian National Industrial Exhibition – Industrial and Commercial Dialogue: Russia –Iran. The closed-base low-sided railway wagon model 12-581-01 was specially designed by UVZ experts for Iran, as a full-scale model.
At the plenary meeting, the General Director of the UVZ corporation, Oleg Siyenko, talked about the great possibilities for the corporation’s enterprises, and about the wide range of products being released. He particularly stressed that UVZ is one of the world's largest manufacturers of rolling stock, with a production capacity of 30 000 different types of railroad cars per year. Already, the corporation has designed more than 10 units of rolling stock for the Iranian republic; 5 have passed the certification, and another 3 are still under production. "We will be ready, in the shortest time possible, to supply the necessary wagon batches, in accordance with the needs of the Iranian railways" - said Oleg Sienko.
He also noted that construction equipment by Chelyabinsk Tractor Works can be effectively employed during the implementation of the upcoming projects in Iran; urban electric transport by Uraltransmash, another UVZ’s enterprise, can be used to provide transport mobility for the population, and in the multimodal transportation there can be used tank containers by Uralkriomash, which is also included in the UVZ group of companies and specializes in the creation of composite products among other things. Oleg Sienko invited all the participants of the exhibition to the exhibition platform.
The Uralvagonzavod exhibition platform was attended by the Minister of Industry, Trade and Mines of Iran, Mohammed Reza Nematzade, and the Minister of Industry and Trade of the RF, Denis Manturov. They had a look at a low-sided railway wagon, model 12-581-01. The general director, Oleg Sienko, personally explained to them everything to do with this model.
The universal railway wagon on the 18-100 truck was specifically developed by design engineers of the Ural Design Bureau of Wagon Construction (as part of the UVZ) for the Iranian railways, according to their dimensions and axial load. It is specifically designed to carry non-aggressive non-powdered goods in bulk.
The low-sided railway wagon model 12-581-01 with a carrying capacity of 66.7 tons is installed on the 18-100 truck, design documentation of which provides the possibility of using it with 1520 and 1435 railway track. In this case, it is represented a modification designed for track 1435. This type of track is common in Asian and African countries, in Cuba, and also in Iran.
In total, within the Russian National Industrial Exhibition – Industrial and Commercial Dialogue: Russia - Iran, the Scientific and Production Corporation UVZ represents 7 units of rolling stock, including an eight-wheeled universal hatch wagon, tanks for transportation of oil and petroleum products, liquefied petroleum gas, wagon-platforms, tank containers for transportation of dangerous goods by road, rail and sea, as well as wagon trucks and their various components and accessories. Among the upcoming products, there is a multifunctional vehicle, combined together with TMB-2, and crawler dozers DET-400, B10M and B11.