Container train Rizhsky Express will depart weekly starting from January 2013
In January 2013 TransContainer plans to increase the volumes of regular shipments via Transportation equipment for shipping cargo via various means of transport. Containers are durable enough for repeated use and can be stacked. Containers are divided into medium-duty (three- and five-tonne), which conform to former Soviet Union standards and are still used for shipments in Russia and the CIS, and ISO (20- and 40-foot) containers, which are used for Russian and international shipments. The universal standard unit TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) was introduced to measure transport flow volumes.
container train Rizhsky Express from two to four trains per month. The departure of the first train on the route Moscow-Tovarnaya (the Oktyabrskaya railway) – Riga-Krasta (export) - Moscow-Tovarnaya (the Oktyabrskaya railway) on the weekly basis is planned starting from 7 January 2013.
The organisational works for the route Moscow-Tovarnaya (the Oktyabrskaya railway) – Riga-Krasta (export) - Moscow-Tovarnaya (the Oktyabrskaya railway) started in autumn of 2011 and container trains started to depart on the regular basis in December 2011.
The agent services for this route are provided by Silmar SPb and Nurminen Maritime Latvia. The clients of Rizhsky Express can get a wide variety of services in Riga and Moscow such as container handling in particular.
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