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PLANNING THE STRUCTURE AND SIZE OF THE OPTIMUM RAILCAR FLEET

To develop a program for investment in rolling stock and plan medium- and long-term operations, railway companies need to assess the number of railcars that will be required in the future.

CFTS Consulting’s approach to the planning of rolling stock takes into account the following factors:

  • changes in cargo base for every type of cargo and railcar
  • disposal of obsolete railcars by type
  • turnover changes by railcar type

The recent experience of CFTS Consulting:

  • Analysis of of railcar fleet in Ukraine and Russia
  • Development of a methodology and calculation of disposal by railcar type in Ukraine and the Russian Federation until the year 2020
  • Forecasting the demand for railcars in Ukraine in the period of 2013-2020
  • Assessment of Russia’s requirement for gondolas in in the period of 2013-2020