TOAZ UPGRADES INTERNAL RAILROAD STRUCTURE
ToAZ summed up the intermediate results of realization of the large-scope project of modernization of its own railroad infrastructure that includes technological re-equipment of the transport depot and renewal of over 47 km of the internal tracks. The project has been under work since 2015. This year’s investments totaled 208 million rubles.
The project envisages capital repair of three tracks-in-use and eight track switches at the ToAZ railroad body at Khimzavodskaya station (Togliatti). Over 4 km of renewed track are to be put into operation in the fall of 2016. Construction of the second railroad weighbridge of the plant internal track No. 5 is now at the completion phase; works on projecting the point of cleaning of chemical cisterns used in carriage of the company’s products are under way.
The following significant step will be capital repairs of the main section of the plant internal tracks equipped with end-faces and trestle approaches for loading of end products, track switches and crossings.
Igor Grishin, Deputy CEO, Director of Commerce of Togliattiazot Corporation, commented: "Flawless and quality supplies of products make the reputation of ToAZ, which we care about. In the recent years, we have been actively improing our rail facilities. Large-scale changes to better involve both the rolling stock, which is growing from year to year, and the entire railroad structure. We’ve got a lot of goals ahead, realization of which will increase the volumes of delivery of end products and bring the rail segment to a new quality level”.
In 2015, Togliattiazot renewed the railroad and repair depot. Over 200 new ammonia cisterns and 60 cistern cars for transportation of other products were put into operation. 3 units of special equipment were engaged for planned repair works at the rail segment. Last year, ToAZ began realization of the project of implementation of an advanced system of cistern cleansing worth of over 500 million rubles. Installation of high-tech complex for efficient interior cleansing of cisterns will allow ToAZ to independently carry out both preparation of cisterns for filling with chemical products and wash-out and steaming before sending the cars to repair depot.
As a result of the project of technical re-equipment of the railroad depot and renewal of the rolling stock in 2015, the volume of cargo turnover of ToAZ through the plant railroad station Azotnaya made 1, 650,000 tons.
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