LTG Cargo sets up oil transport corridor to Ukraine via Poland

LTG Cargo, the freight subsidiary of Lithuanian Railways, commenced a new project for the rail transport of oil to Ukraine. Twelve trains carrying around 12,000 tonnes of petroleum have already departed, while the company plans to run 2-3 weekly services in Ukraine’s direction.

The transport route goes via Poland, bypassing Belarus. “International shipments bypassing Belarus are expected to reach up to 30,000 tons per month by the summer’s end,” said LTG Cargo.

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

Nikos Papatolios is editor of, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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