All Russia articles – Page 9

  • Russian Railways.
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    Tyva coal railway co-operation agreement

    2017-06-05T13:35:54Z

    RUSSIA: A agreement to co-operate build the proposed 410 km Elegest – Kyzyl – Kuragino Railway in the Republic of Tyva was signed by Russian Railways President Oleg Belozerov and Ruslan Baisarov, Managing Director of coal mining concession holder Tuva Energy Industrial Corp, at the St Petersburg International Economic ...

  • A train left Korla in China on May 26 carrying 82 tank containers loaded with high-value chemical products for customers in Germany and France.
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    High-value chemicals travel from China to Europe by rail

    2017-06-03T06:00:00Z

    INTERNATIONAL: A train organised by Swiss intermodal operator Hupac and Chinese chemical producer Markor left Korla in northwest China on May 26, carrying 82 ISO tank containers loaded with high-value chemical products for customers in Germany and France. ‘We plan to cover the distance of 8 000 km in 18 ...

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    DHL opens centre to manage Germany – Far East rail freight

    2017-05-15T15:29:41Z

    GERMANY: DHL Global Forwarding has opened a central China Rail Competence Centre in Stuttgart to co-ordinate the growing volumes of freight it is sending from Germany to Asia by rail. This includes shipments for automotive, technology, mechanical engineering and retail customers. ‘Rail freight volumes between Germany and Asia have increased ...

  • Lokotrans has awarded United Wagon Co subsidiary TikhvinSpetsMash a contract to supply 40 high-capacity covered vans.
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    Lokotrans orders high-capacity vans

    2017-05-06T06:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: Lokotrans has awarded United Wagon Co subsidiary TikhvinSpetsMash a contract to supply 40 high-capacity covered vans by the middle of this year. The Type 11-6874 general purpose van was developed by UWC’s All-Union Research & Development Centre for Transportation Technology. The 25 tonne axleload bogies allow for a ...

  • RM Rail has obtained certification for two designs of flat wagon designed for heavy loads and a service life of 32 years.
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    Flat wagons certified

    2017-04-25T06:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: RM Rail has obtained certification for two designs of flat wagon designed for heavy loads and a service life of 32 years. The Type 13-1258 wagon is designed for transporting wheeled and heavy crawler vehicles, steel structures, heavy containers, tank containers for dangerous goods of up to 36 tonnes ...

  • United Wagon Co has established a subsidiary to arrange multimodal tank container and container shipments.
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    United Wagon Co forms tank container subsidiary

    2017-04-24T10:25:00Z

    RUSSIA: Rolling stock manufacturing group United Wagon Co has established a subsidiary to arrange multimodal tank container and container shipments in the CIS region, southeast Asia and the Middle East. Unicon 1520 will have a fleet of high-capacity flat wagons produced by UWC, as well as tank containers ...

  • UWC produced 4 600 wagons in the first quarter of 2017, a 51% increase on the same period in 2016.
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    United Wagon announces additional public share offering

    2017-04-18T13:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: United Wagon Co has announced plans for a secondary public offering of ordinary shares on the Moscow stock exchange. UWC intends to place up to 2·5 million additional shares from the end of April. The exact dates are to be confirmed, and the price would be determined by the ...

  • Prototypes developed last year included the TEM28 main line diesel freight locomotive.
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    Transmashholding sales up

    2017-04-14T11:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: Rolling stock manufacturing group Transmashholding has announced that its sales in 2016 were up 22% year-on-year to 120bn roubles. The largest increase was in the electric multiple-unit sector, with sales up 49% from 174 to 259 cars. Sales of double-deck coaches increase 23% from 70 to 86, while ...

  • The Northern Latitudinal Railway link between the current railheads at Labytnangi and Nadym would support resource extraction and development in northwest Siberia
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    Northern Latitudinal Railway agreement signed

    2017-04-06T08:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: An agreement for joint investment in the completion of the long-planned Northern Latitudinal Railway was signed by Russian Railways and Gazprom on March 30. The construction of a link between the current railheads at Labytnangi and Nadym and upgrades to increase capacity on the connecting lines at each end ...

  • Map of UPS intermodal rail freight routes between China and Europe.
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    UPS adds six cities to China – Europe rail freight network

    2017-03-28T13:02:41Z

    INTERNATIONAL: UPS has added six more cities to its intermodal rail network linking China and Europe. Changsha, Chongqing, Suzhou and Wuhan have been added in China, joining Zhengzhou and Chengdu. The additional locations have been chosen for their proximity to manufacturing, commercial and cultural centres in inland China. Duisburg and ...

  • Aeroexpress and PayPal have launched a promotion offering a 50% discount on return tickets (Photo: Aeroexpress).
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    Half-price tickets to encourage PayPal payment

    2017-03-24T11:01:53Z

    RUSSIA: Airport shuttle service operator Aeroexpress and online payment company PayPal have launched a promotional campaign offering a 50% discount on return tickets bought through the operator’s www.aeroexpress.ru website and paid for using PayPal. ‘Every year we see the increasing popularity of electronic sales channels, so we try to offer ...

  • Air freight handling.
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    China - Europe rail freight poses a growing threat to air cargo

    2017-03-16T11:00:00Z

    INTERNATIONAL: China to Europe rail freight services are ‘no longer carrying volumes that can be ignored’, and the air cargo sector must start taking the threat to its traffic seriously, Marco Bloemen, Senior Vice-President at air freight consultancy Seabury, told the International Air Transport Association World Cargo Symposium in Abu ...

  • Wagons in Russia.
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    Nurminen Logistics prepares to launch locomotive business

    2017-03-10T10:00:00Z

    FINLAND: Nurminen Logistics has reported good performance from its Russian railway logistics activities during 2016. Demand for domestic was steady, with flows 'lively' as a result of sanctions. Efficiency improvements, the sale of covered wagons and successful sales efforts improved the overall finaincial result compared to the previous year. However, ...

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    RZD Logistics traffic up 5%

    2017-03-08T09:15:33Z

    RUSSIA: The RZD Logistics freight forwarding subsidiary of Russian Railways handled more than 56 million tonnes of freight in 2016, a 5% increase on the previous year. The main traffic was coal, metals, ore and containers. The company also handled internal rail logistics totalling more than 11 000 wagons/month for ...

  • TikhvinChemMash is to supply Ural Mining & Metallurgical Co with 24 sulphuric acid tank wagons
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    Tailored tank wagons fit customer’s needs

    2017-03-06T11:55:44Z

    RUSSIA: United Wagon Co’s TikhvinChemMash subsidiary has won a contract to supply Ural Mining & Metallurgical Co with 24 sulphuric acid tank wagons for use at its Sredneuralsk and Svyatogor copper production facilities. The wagons will have 25 tonne axleload bogies permitting a payload of 77 tonnes, a 10% increase ...

  • Cheese, chocolate and prepared milk have been delivered in what operator Far East Land Bridge said was the first ever shipment of Swiss dairy products to China by rail.
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    No holes in the plan as Swiss cheese reaches China by rail

    2017-02-28T12:44:48Z

    INTERNATIONAL: Raclette cheese, fondue cheese, milk chocolate and prepared milk have been delivered in what operator Far East Land Bridge said was the first ever shipment of Swiss dairy products to China by rail. The goods travelled by rail from Duisburg in Germany to Chongqing in China via the Trans-Siberian ...

  • Kuehne + Nagel has launched a less-than-container-load rail freight service from China to Europe.
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    China to Europe less-than-container-load service launched

    2017-02-24T11:55:38Z

    INTERNATIONAL: Kuehne + Nagel has launched a less-than-container-load rail freight service from Wuhan to Poznań, Duisburg and Hamburg via Russia. Complementing its established full container service, KN Eurasia Express is targeted at shipments from industries such as automotive, high-tech and fashion. Eastbound services from Europe to Asia are also available. ...

  • Transmashholding’s Bryansk Engineering Plant has rolled out its first 3TE25K2M diesel locomotive.
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    Heavy freight locomotives on test

    2017-02-23T14:54:09Z

    RUSSIA: Transmashholding’s Bryansk Engineering Plant has rolled out its first 3TE25K2M diesel locomotive, a three-section design developed from the twin-section 2TE25K Peresvet. Designed to haul 7 100 tonne freight trains on the 2 800 km Baikal-Amur Magistral route between Taksimo, Tynda, Komsomolsk-na-Amure and Sovetskaya Gavan on the Pacific coast, the ...

  • United Wagon Co’s TikhvinChemMash plant has begun series production of Type 15-6880-01 tank wagons for methanol producer Metafrax.
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    Metafrax takes delivery of ‘wagons of the future’

    2017-02-08T07:00:00Z

    RUSSIA: United Wagon Co’s TikhvinChemMash plant has begun series production of Type 15-6880-01 tank wagons for methanol producer Metafrax. This is the second model of UWC tank wagon to use modern design techniques to increase capacity while complying with the GOST Tpr loading gauge, with the capacity of 71·7 ...

  • United Wagon Co's TikhvinChemMash has obtained certification for the Type 15-6913 molten sulphur tank wagon.
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    Technically complex tank wagon certified

    2017-02-07T14:00:27Z

    RUSSIA: Following testing, TikhvinChemMash has obtained federal certification for what it says is one of the most technically complex wagon types to be developed by parent company United Wagon Co's All-Union Research and Development Centre for Transportation Technology. The Type 15-6913 tank wagon is designed for carrying molten sulphur, with ...