Aurum Group, on the basis of Diesel Plant LLC, plans to triple the production of freight cars and increase its own gondola fleet by 300 units in 2019, according to TsTS.

This was reported by Alona Lebedieva, the owner of Aurum Group.

“In 2019 we will continue to invest in increasing our own gondola fleet and by developing our own production facilities, we plan to increase the production of gondola cars and hopper grain-carriers for market needs,” said Alona Lebedieva.

According to the owner of Aurum Group, the group plans to invest both its own and bank funds to increase its own freight car fleet. “So far, we have signed a number of leasing agreements with the First Ukrainian International Bank (FUIB), under the terms of which we plan to build 75 cars, 40 of which based at Diesel plant have been already completed,” said A. Lebedieva.

As of the beginning of February 2019, Aurum Group’s own gondola fleet totals 522 units.

Before TsTS has reported that as of November last year, the Aurum Group increased its car fleet to 509 units. From the beginning of 2018 to November, the company built 92 cars using its own facilities.