News 2017

20 Jan 2017

144 InnoWaggons delivered to the company SCA, Sweden for round wood transportation

The order for the delivery of the InnoWaggons placed by Hectorrail was the largest one in Innofreight’s history. The total number of the InnoWaggons to be leased to Hectorrail will amount to as many as 144 InnoWaggons equipped with Innofreight’s highly efficient systems of posts. The first production car will be presented at the Transport + Logistics Fair in Munich in May, whereas the delivery of the first block train is scheduled for July 2017.

In his statement during an official presentation of the InnoWaggon in Östrand, Lars Nolander, Logistics Manager of SCA Skog, said the following: ‘Innofreight’s InnoWaggon defines new standards in the transportation of round wood in Scandinavia. The load has been increased by 25-30% per block train and this allows us to lower our logistics costs in the long term. Innofreight’s robust post systems reduce the maintenance costs significantly in comparison with the ExTe-posts that have been employed so far. We are looking forward to receiving the delivery of the first production car in Munich.’

This order is the first series application of the InnoWaggons for the round wood transportation purposes. In 2017 Innofreight will launch other types of round wood wagons (that will be equipped with various post superstructures, both for short and long wood).