Bitutskaya Anastasiya Mikhailovna

Place of work

Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University

Author's articles(2)

The economic substantiation for choosing the hopper car for the transportation of grain



the article studied the choice of parameters for the hopper car for transportation the most popular grain cargoes and on the basis of this calculated the required fleet. The authors point out the economic feasibility of the purchase of specialized cars only in case when the total value of required depot of cars, which is calculated by increasing the proportion of «light» cargo in the total cargo turnover, is lower for specialized cars than for universal.

Analysis of the reaction of American freight railways in conditions of compression of the commodity market in 2016–2017 years



a comprehensive financial and economic analysis of the activities of the two largest fright railways of the first class of the United States was carried out in the article. This analysis has made it possible to identify a number of tools and methods that ensure the achievement of a level of financial efficiency and a previous level of profitability, while reducing the volume of cargo transportation.