TransContainer launched new block train from China to Saratov region
TransContainer together with its partners from Kazakhstan and China launched new block train from Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous region (China). The train crossed the border of Kazakhstan at Altynkol/Dostyk border crossing point and then moved through Kazakstan to Russia.
The first train started on February 27, 2017 from Kuitun A stopping point for trains. Railway stations are called operation points because they divide the track into sections, or station-to-station blocks. Major modern stations house different equipment to help locomotives and cars function normally – engine houses, repair houses, car-washing equipment and servicing points. Marshalling yards and loading stations equipped with loading and container sites, with weight-handling equipment and warehouses, are also involved in freight haulage.
railway station in China to Anisovka railway station in Saratov region, Russia. It arrived at Horgos/Altynkol railway station on March 2, where it was reloaded for further route through Kazakhstan to Semiglaviy/Ozinki railway station in Russia. During the test railage 82 20-foot TransContainer owned containers loaded with tomato paste have been forwarded.
The railage was operated by PJSC TransContainer and JSC Kedentransservice
The train arrived at Anisovka station on March 5. It took 6 days to make a 3 783 kilometers route including reloading and customs clearance at the border crossing point.