Evraz to start supplying rail wheels to Europe: Russian mining and steelmaking company Evraz has announced that the BA 920 railway wheel with a diameter of 318 mm has received conformity approval from the European rail transport certification authority VUZ. With this approval, the company has opened the way to supply rail wheels to the European market.
With the approval in question, a new stage was started in the company's cooperation with Deutsche Bahn. The first batch of BA 318 railway wheels to be exported to Germany is expected to be exported in the first quarter of 2014.
On the one hand, the company is trying to get approval for other European tire types, while it is trying to expand its product range for the North American market.
Source : www.steelorbis.com.t is