On July 24 JSC “NC” Kazakhstan Temir Zholy ” began to carry out container grain transportation to China.

Kazakhstan Railways sends first containers of grain to China
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The multimodal scheme provides for the shipment of grain in 19 grain carriers from Kostanay station to Altinkol station, where the cargo will be transshipped into containers in compliance with all sanitary standards and sent to China, informs Railway Supply

According to the shippers, this service will reduce congestion, increase the freight turnover of wagons, and also facilitate the passage of phytosanitary control from China.

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In addition, the implementation of projects with grain containerization will help expand the geography of exports and provide access to ports with limited infrastructure for handling bulk cargo.

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