FBO “RC FRT” awards the conformance certificate for the spring sets applied in the innovative Barber S-2-R bogie

On January 29, 2013, “NPC “Springs”, LLC, obtained the certificate of conformity with safety standards of the Federal Budgetary Organization “Register of Certification on the Federal Railway Transport” (FBO “RC FRT”) for the springs applied in freight car bogies of Barger S-2-R type made from drawings 4536-, 4536-; 4536-, 4536-

For the moment, “NPC “Springs”, LLC, is the primary manufacturer of springs that meet increased operational requirements and satisfy the design features of the Barber S-2-R bogie.

The design of the Barber S-2-R bogie is based on emerging technologies, which allowed to create the freight car running gear featuring safety performance, operational reliability and life-cycle cost, being second to none in the territory of the Russian Federation and CIS countries.

Main operational advantages of the new bogies are increased overhaul life up to 500 ths. km, service life of wear-resistant parts up to 1 mln km, as well as increased capacity of a freight car.

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United Wagon Company completes a deal on purchasing 100% shares of NPC Springs

Railway holding United Wagon Company (UWC) has completed a deal on purchasing of 100% shares of NPC Springs from RUSNANO and Izhmash. Therefore, NPC Springs becomes a UWC's plant asset, specializing in production of high strength rail springs for Tikhvin Freight Car Building Plant (TVSZ). The deal value and IRR are not disclosed.