Brief overview of key events and news in the rail rolling stock markets.
USA: The Multi-Max Plus autorack is designed to carry cars and vans on two levels.
Before the upcoming IRAN RAILEXPO 2023 United Wagon Company (UWC) published in-depth features of its current stature and operations in Time of UWC online magazine.
Poland: Start-up Nevomo tested a maglev bogie that reached a speed of 135 km/h. Earlier, the large-scale research project, MaDe4Rail, was launched with the funds of the European Commission.
Russia: The organiser, Gudok Publishing House, has unveiled details of the upcoming main event of the area 1520 railway industry.
EU: Europe's Rail has updated its estimates of the potential costs of the DAC introduction on freight cars. The estimates and the initiative itself have attracted criticism by ZNPK, an association of minor operators from Poland.
Russia: United Wagon Company made several announcements during the TransRussia international trade fair on April 15-17.
Russia: TR EAEU 001/2011 certification for mass production of these cars was obtained in February and March. The manufacturer claims a number of improvements in technical characteristics regarding the 19-1244 hopper of the previous generation.
US: Operators are advised by USDOT to speed up the purchase or refurbishment of tank cars for the transportation of Class 3 flammable liquids to DOT-117/DOT-117R safety standards. Approximately 8% of the tank fleet in North America may require renewal.