Topic: Russian Railways

Russian Railways jumps in to battle coronavirus

Russian Railways has established a dedicated support unit to battle the coronavirus and ensure continuity of the rail freight operations. The unit is called Headquarters, and it willprovide operational support to shippers and  coordination to...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Four ways to speed up trains on the New Silk Road

The rail freight traffic between China and Europe is growing year by year. The logistics companies compete for every customer and every container. Therefore, they are constantly improving their service. What measures are they doing...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

TransContainer gets new shareholder

TransContainer, the largest rail freight service provider in Russia, has been transferred to a new main shareholder. The company’s major stake previously held by Russian Railways (RZD) was purchased at the auction by another logistics...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

DB Cargo focuses on Kaliningrad route

Two subsidiaries of Deutsche Bahn have turned their look to the Kaliningrad route of China – EU railway corridor. DB Cargo Logistics and DB Cargo Polska intend to develop new train multimodal connections through Kaliningrad...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Russian Railways tests new piggyback flatcar

Federal Freight, a subsidiary of Russian Railways (RZD), has performed a test delivery using the brand new piggyback flatcar of 13-5205 type. With the help of the new wagon, the railway operator delivered an articulated...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Altaivagon flatcar, source: Altaivagon

Russian Railways purchases 2,000 flatcars

Federal Freight, subsidiary of Russian Railways, has ordered 2,000 flatcars from Altaivagon. The first wagons will be delivered this year while the entire order should be fulfilled by the end of 2021. The new order costs...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko