The companies of the holding carry out the repairs of wheelsets of freight wagons and traction rolling stock. The complete inspection of wheelsets with axle box revision, replacement of solid-rolled wheels, axle gears, as well as the standard survey with reprofiling of the wheel's rolling surface and revision of the axle box are carried out. RAIL SERVICE performs forming the wheelsets of both OANW (Old axle new wheels) and NANW (New axle new wheels) types.
The enterprises are equipped with a full range of technological equipment for the high-quality performance of works, including wheel lathe, press and lifting equipment, electronic devices for non-destructive testing, diagnostics and registration the parameters of axle elements, wheels and components axle boxes.
RAIL SERVICE companies perform the repairs of all types of freight wagons – open-top wagons, box wagons, tank wagons, flat wagons, hoppers, etc. The range of services includes the organization of scheduled types of repairs (like interim and major overhauls), operating repairs (OR-1, OR-2), modernization of freight wagons, components and parts, cast parts of the wagons with the replacement of elements, as well as redeployment of wagons to the repair site, technical inspection, claim activity.
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Servicing, maintenance and repairs of rolling stock is carried out in full accordance with the requirements of Russian Railways («RZD» JSC).
The service includes the provision of maintenance depots and rolling stock owners with the refurbished units and details of freight wagons, as well as carrying out of cargo handling works and storage of spare parts on a contractual basis. Full range of new or used spare parts and components, required for the repair of rolling stock is available in warehouses. The companies of the holding use direct contracts with the manufacturers of spare parts and this excludes deliveries of substandard products.
To date RAIL SERVICE is the only certified supplier and representative of solid-rolled wheels manufacturer MA Steel, Maanshan (PRC) in the Russian Federation.
Cutting of all types of freight and passenger wagons into scrap metal includes their disassembling and dismantling of removable equipment, element-by-element cutting of wagon's body and frame into parts, enlarged cutting. The service also includes the delivery of scrap metal by rail and road. In addition, storage and shipment of returnable spare parts, formed during cutting, is provided.
Own approaching lines allow the customers to reduce the cost of wagons downtime significantly.
The total production capacity of the holding companies in wagons cutting is 300 rolling stock units per month.
RAIL SERVICE companies provide the services for parking and storage of railway cars throughout the entire 1520 mm gauge railway network. The service includes the shunting of rolling stock and the provision of secured railway tracks for general and private use.
The capacity of own tracks is 1,500 wagons. Own locomotives are used for shunting works. Guarantees are provided for the rolling stock safety at the parking spots. Own private railway tracks are adjacent to the Kotjol railway station of the Yugo-Vostochnaya railway and to the Sterlitamak railway station of the Kuibyshevskaya railway.
Repair of wheelsets of traction rolling stock is carried out by «VKM» LLC at its own production facilities in Staryj Oskol town.
Certificate, issued by the Federal Agency for Railway Transport, allows the company to provide services for the standard and complete inspection of wheelsets of traction rolling stock, their parts and components.
The list of services includes:
— complete inspection of wheelsets with revision of axle boxes, replacement of the solid-rolled wheels and axle gears;
— standard survey of wheelsets with reprofiling of the wheel's rolling surface and revision of the axle box.
«VKM» LLC (Staryj Oskol town) provides the maintenance of traction rolling stock at its own production facilities.
The depot is equipped with the necessary equipment to perform all types of repair works and works on restoration the locomotive's standard operational performances.
Services include the replacement and repair of worn parts, partial modernization of equipment, as well as the complete replacement of worn parts and restoration of operational characteristics of traction rolling stock.
"Rail Service" — is a holding company, the structure of which includes: Wagon-Wheeled Workshop LLC, Wagon Repair Plant JSC, Allegro LLC, Garant Rail Service LLC. The companies of the group provide a full range of services for the repair and maintenance of freight cars, produce and supply spare parts, repair and form wheel pairs, provide services for cutting cars into scrap metal and providing railway tracks for storing rolling stock. Companies belonging to the Rail Service group have been operating in the car repair market since 2001. In 2001, a car-repair plant was opened in the town of Sterlitamak, in 2007 the first car-and-wheel workshop was opened in the town of Stary Oskol. In 2012, a car-repair depot was put into operation in the city of Stary Oskol, in 2015 the second car-and-wheel workshop was opened in the city of Stary Oskol, in 2014 a service car-repair company "Garant Rail Service" was established in Moscow. In 2021, together with the EVRAZ Group, the construction of a wheel-rolling production facility at Allegro LLC in the Sverdlovsk Region began.
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LLC "VKM": Carriage repair enterprise in the city of Stary Oskol. Provides services for the repair of wheel pairs of freight cars and traction rolling stock, the formation of wheel pairs of freight cars, repair of freight cars, cutting cars into scrap metal and the provision of railway tracks for the sludge of cars.STERLITAMAK CAR REPAIR PLANT
JSC "VRZ": A car repair plant in the Ural-Volga region (Sterlitamak). Provides services for the repair of all types of freight cars, repair and formation of wheel pairs of freight cars, as well as repair and inspection of tank containers. The company also provides its own tracks for storing wagons.GARANT RAIL SERVICE
LLC "GRS": a service company providing a full range of services for the repair of freight cars and the supply of spare parts and components for their repair in the territory of the Russian Federation, the CIS countries and the Baltic states. It also provides an opportunity to organize car repairs online through the Wagonmaster Internet service.
LLC Allegro: a joint venture between the EVRAZ group and Rail Service. Construction of a plant for the production of railway wheels with a capacity of 200 thousand units. in the special economic zone "Titanium Valley". The first production is scheduled for early 2023.CHARITY FOUNDATION SCARLET SAILS
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The participants of the forum, among whom were representatives of car-building plants, repair and operator companies, discussed the state of the freight car market, the services provided on it, their cost and quality. Separate sessions were devoted to the production of freight cars, the state of the car repair industry and the demand for specialized rolling stock.
In the session dedicated to car repair, the participants were particularly interested in the discussion of the drop in repair volumes in 2021 and the fight against groundless uncoupling of cars.
The industry is looking for ways to reconfigure the system for organizing preventive maintenance of rolling stock.
Also, the forum participants touched upon the issues of providing the depot with the necessary components and the problems of supplying counterfeit products.
GDS Commercial Director Alexei Torgashev during the forum held a number of meetings with business partners and expressed his own point of view on issues related to current uncoupling repairs.