fbpx
Industry publication for
railway transport specialists
Александр Кубраков

26.11.2021

An order to write off worn-out wagons will be signed in the near future – Ministry of Infrastructure

The order of the Ministry of Infrastructure on the procedure for writing off freight rail cars with an exceeded period of standard operation will be signed by the end of November.
Ukrzaliznytsia received UAH 1.4 billion of loss in six months

25.11.2021

UZ imposed a ban on sending its own wagons to the CIS and Baltic countries

Restrictions on the acceptance for transportation of wagons to the Baltic countries and the CIS (except for Moldova) were announced on the website of Ukrzaliznytsia.
Global Ocean Link and Maersk launch a route from Gdansk to Ukraine

19.11.2021

Ukraine intends to develop container transportation with Slovakia

Ukraine is interested in jointly developing of rail container traffic on the Asia-Europe route with Slovakia.This was stated by the Prime Minister of Ukraine Denis Shmigal after a meeting with the Prime Minister of Slovakia Eduard Heger in Uzhgorod, reports the railway magazine Railway Supply.
close railway crossings

19.11.2021

Poland may close railway crossings on the border with Belarus

In connection with the situation with migrants on the Belarusian-Polish border, the Polish authorities announced the possible closure of border crossings, including railway ones, on the border with Belarus.
контейнерний потяг

15.11.2021

Сontainer train from South Korea will run through Ukraine

TransContainer together with the Korean company Pantos Logistics and the Polish PKP LHS have launched a regular service for the transportation of goods in containers from the Republic of Korea to Poland via the Far East and Ukraine.
LTG Cargo was opened in Kyiv

15.11.2021

Freight train Klaipeda-Chornomorsk will be launched before the end of the year

The first trip of the freight train on the route Klaipeda-Chornomorsk will take place before the end of the year.Picture: LTG CargoDuring the Rail EXPO exhibition, LTG Cargo Ukraine presented a project for the transportation of goods by semi-trailers along the route Klaipeda (Lithuania) - Chernomorsk.
transit of thermal coal

11.11.2021

Russian Railways has blocked the transit of thermal coal from Kazakhstan to Ukrainian thermal power plants

Russian Railways has stopped the transit of thermal coal from Kazakhstan to Ukraine, said Andriy Gerus, Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Energy and Housing and Communal Services.
Kazakhstan introduces a ban on transit to China

10.11.2021

The tariff policy of the railway administrations of the CIS countries for 2022 was adopted

The 30th Tariff Conference of the railway administrations of the CIS countries was held online. At the meeting, the parties adopted a new Tariff Policy for the cargo freight in international traffic for the 2022 year.
Container transportation is unprofitable for Ukrzaliznytsia

09.11.2021

Rail traffic from China to Europe increased by 36%

The main operator of transit traffic from China to Europe, UTLC ERA, said that freight rail traffic from China to the EU grew by 36% in the first 9 months of 2021.
Russian Railways lacks traction due to "stuck" locomotives in Ukraine

05.11.2021

Russian Railways lacks traction due to “stuck” locomotives in Ukraine

Russian metallurgists complain about delays in the transportation of products due to the lack of locomotives. This was stated by representatives of the Russian Steel Association.
rolling stock renewal program

02.11.2021

Base rates for main types of rolling stock will increase in Ukraine from November

The branch "Center for Transport Logistics" JSC "Ukrzaliznytsia" has not yet published the base rates for the use of wagons, which will be relevant from November 1.
HHLA's Odessa terminal increased container handling in the first half of the year

26.10.2021

The cost of renting containers in China decreased by 22%

Before the celebration of "Golden Week" (October 1), the price of a container in China dropped by 22%.The rental price for a container is $ 6,898, the lowest one since the beginning of the year, informs Railway Supply magazine, citing Railfreight.