UAB Vitras-S and Railtech Deutschland GmbH signed a representation contract

On 1 February 2018 the managers of UAB Vitras-S had a meeting with the representatives of Railtech Deutschland GmbH. A representation contract on the distribution of materials and equipment for aluminothermic welding (hereinafter – thermit welding) of rails in Lithuanian and Latvian markets was signed at the meeting.

UAB Vitras-S is one of the first companies, which has launched thermit welding in Lithuania, meanwhile about 5 thousand joints were welded within the last 10 years. Thermit welding was launched in 1996, and the qualification of UAB Vitras-S employees meets the international requirements for thermit welders. The works are carried out in Lithuania, Poland, Estonia, and Latvia.

In 2016-2017, UAB Vitras-S was carrying out thermit welding of rails in Estonia, where it has established relations with the sales manager of Railtech Deutschland GMBH in Poland and laid a foundation for further cooperation. Railtech Deutschland GMBH is a manufacturer of materials and equipment for thermit welding of rails with the main markets in Germany, Poland, Austria, the Netherlands, Denmark, and Italy.

Railtech Deutschland GMBH division falls under the trademark PANDROL of the French group DELACHAUX, which also includes rail mounting systems, special equipment, electrification solutions and implementation thereof.

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UAB Vitras-S with its partner group will implement the project of railway reconstruction, which is worth EUR 27.5 million

On 11-07-2016 the contract on the construction of the second railroad of Vilnius bypass section Pušynas-Paneriai in the transport corridor IX B was signed. The project, which is worth EUR 27.5 million, will be implemented in 2.5 years by the group of partners: Eurovia CS, AB Eurovia Lietuva and UAB Vitras-S.

UAB Vitras-S will carry out the reconstruction of the upper part of the railway track in this project. The works will include laying out 17 units of new switch points and reconstruction of approx. 15 km of railway roads.

The reconstruction of the connection between the line Vaidotai-Paneriai and the line Vilnius-Kaunas will be carried out from the funds of the European Union Cohesion Fund and AB Lietuvos gelezinkeliai. A double track line instead of the existing single track line will enable smoother and faster transiting on Kaunas and Klaipėda directions. The railroads leading to Paneriai station are intended to be reconstructed. The reconstruction of these railroads will also include the reconstruction and reinforcement of the dam, the rearrangement of water drainage, signalling equipment and other engineering networks.

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UABUAB Vitras-S made a presentation of its services at the exhibition TransBaltica

UAB Vitras-S and its foreign partners PKP Energetyka S.A. and System7 Rail Support took part in the largest international transport and logistics exhibition TransBaltica in Lithuania, which was held in Vilnius on the 18–20 of May. The services provided by the companies were introduced in the joint stand of the association Gelpa, which unites the railway service companies including UAB Vitras-S.

System7 Rail Support introduced a unique new generation tamping banks for railway machinery at the exhibition. The company also offers hydraulic vibration inducers for tamping head attachments, Railway Vehicle Monitoring system RaVem, diesel engine lubrication, oil monitoring and cleaning system Oilmanager, motor vehicle fuel and location control systems with data processing.

PKP Energetyka S.A., which took part at the exhibition, is one of the largest companies in Poland providing railway contact network construction, modernisation and maintenance services. The services provided by the company were also presented to and the cooperation possibilities were discussed with the representatives of AB Lietuvos geležinkeliai.

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Meeting with the representatives of PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe S.A.

On 12 May 2016 the representatives of UAB Vitras-S had a meeting with the manager of the state railway company PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe S.A. in Poland. A 3-year contract on the provision of services for geometric parameter inspection of 1435 mm gauge railroad in Lithuania was signed at the meeting.

UAB Vitras-S in cooperation with PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe S.A. has already organized the geometric parameter inspection using a special track inspection vehicle for a new European Standard railway line built during the project Rail Baltica in Lithuania in 2013-2015.

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