Weighing service for the wagons

Service description

Weighing service for cargo wagons and empty wagons.

The service is available in the following traffic points: Hamina, Mussalo, Rauma, Harjavalta, Ykspihlaja, Kouvola and Pietarsaari.

The customer orders weighing from VR Transpoint’s the local shunting yard and, in accordance with the instructions, drives the train over the railway scale. The results of the weighing will be delivered in an electronic form to the address given in the order.

The service network for weighing services, weighing methods (dynamic / static) and accuracy classes (OIML) are described in a separate attachment.

Pricing model

Fixed term or indefinite fixed-price weighing agreements.

Customers' weighing needs are priced on a case by case basis.

Pricing for a single weighing:  €129, VAT 0%

The price includes a starting payment of €60, which is charged once, and a variable component of €69, which is charged both to the empty and load direction.

The variable component covers dynamic weighing (max. 40 wagons) or statical weighing (per starting 10 wagons).

Agreement model

The agreement models are  €/month, €/year, €/each weighing or the service is included in the transport price of the goods.

Fixed or indefinite commercial agreements on the weighing services (with a fixed price) are made with customers.

The customer defines its preliminary weighing need beforehand; based on this, a weighing agreement is made.

The customer is charged, in suitable intervals, a service charge for the use of the scale or the network of scales.

The price in multiannual agreements is adjusted annually.

There is a possibility to apply a spot price on an individual weighing; in this case, the price per weighing will be higher due to its one-off nature.

Scales included for the service, their ways of measurement and accuracy classes

Traffic point

Status

Hamina

Commercial scale,
dynamic,
accuracy class OIML 1.0

Mussalo Commercial scale,
dynamic,
accuracy class OIML 1.0
Rauma Commercial scale,
static/dynamic,
accuracy class OIML 1.0
Harjavalta Commercial scale,
static/dynamic,
accuracy class OIML 0.5-1.0
Ykspihlaja Commercial scale,
static/dynamic,
accuracy class OIML 1.0
Kuusankoski Commercial scale,
static/dynamic,
accuracy class OIML 1.0
Pietarsaari Commercial scale,
static/dynamic,
accuracy class OIML 1.0