Press release November 21, 2022 Kiruna Wagon signs agreement with LKAB for new production and refurbishment of ore wagons On the left, a wagon previously modified for transporting fine-grained material. On the right, wagon number 1000 of the approximately 1200 F050 pellet wagons in LKAB's wagon fleet. Kiruna Wagon has signed a contract with LKAB for the production of 100 new ore wagons and for the refurbishment and restoration of 92 existing wagons. The project involves both an expansion of the mining company's entire wagon fleet and the modernisation of existing wagons for continued use. Since the start of construction [...]
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Kiruna Wagon has signed agreement with Egyptian Tahawy Rail for development and licensed manufacturing of self-discharging Side Dumper wagons. Kiruna Wagon’s licensed partner in North Africa and Middle East, Tahawy Rail, has won the procurement from Egyptian National Railway (ENR) to deliver 300 self-discharging Side Dumper wagons. Whilst the side tipping technology in its basic principles is proven for Boliden for more than 10 years, the new self-discharge function is based on innovative solutions. In this pre-development project one has managed to create a design that has both a lower tare weight and a lower centre of gravity than its [...]
After completion of prototype development and testing, Kiruna Wagon is now ready to commence serial production of bottom doors for 76 grain wagons for Egyptian National Railways (ENR). The unloading design consists of a bottom-dumping solution with two doors on each side of the grain wagon. The two door pairs are opened individually, which makes it possible to empty the goods on either side at a time. In this case, the customer has chosen a manual unloading solution, with a hand crank on the gearbox, but a solution for remote control can also be provided. For the opening function a [...]
With a long drumroll followed by confetti, camera flashes and applause, Kiruna Wagon became the winner of the Swedish Steel Prize 2017. Take a look at what winning this momentous award means to the team at Kiruna Wagon and find out how they plan to celebrate.
We are now almost halfway through the serial production of 25 Concentrate Cagons SA 36 destined for Boliden. The production line for Concentrate Wagon SA is made up of 15 stations assigned to the manufacturing of frame, basket, bogie, roof, hatch and brake system. The welding work on this project is carried out according to the requirements of SS EN 15085-CP C2. After final assembly has been completed on the railway track, a new vehicle from Kiruna Wagon is set in motion. The initial ten wagons have been delivered to Boliden and can now be viewed in action on route [...]