Topic: Trans-siberian railway

RZD sets ambitious growth plans for 2024

forecastRZD expects cargo loading to increase by 1,7 per cent to 1,147 million tonnes in 2024, with the planned growth expected for almost all cargo categories except grain. According to the company’s recently published draft...Read more
|Comment|author: Eugene Gerden

The military and convicts modernising a rail route?

At least for the Russian Railways, deploying military and possibly convicts seems like a viable solution for the lack of foreign construction workers. The Covid-19 related restrictions led to a shortage of workforce, and consequently,...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios
Russian train loaded with Maersk containers, source: Russian Railways (RZD)

Maersk links the Far East to the Black Sea by rail

Maersk introduced another intermodal service across the Trans-Siberian route connecting the Russian Far East with the Black Sea. Specifically, the new service called AE77 links the VSC Terminal in Vostochny with the NUTEP Terminal at...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

Fish products through Russia faster than via Suez route

FESCO Transportation Group completed its first intermodal transportation of containerised fish products through the Trans-Siberian route. Its intermodal train departed from Vladivostok in Russia and took thirty-three days to reach its final destination in Germany...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios
Image: Russian Railways

From east to west through Russia in seven days

The volume of containerised freight shipments along the Trans-Siberian railway through Russia increased by 77 per cent last year, reported Russian Railways. More than 262,000 containers were shipped on the route connecting China and Europe. Oleg...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen