In transit transit containers on the Kaliningrad railway more than doubled in January-August 2019

16 / 09 / 19


In January-August 2019, 3.4 thousand TEUs of containers were sent in transit to the Kaliningrad Railway, which is 147.6% more than in the same period in 2018. 7.2 thousand TEUs were sent in the internal message (+ 40.5% to the level of the previous year).

The number of loaded containers dispatched in all forms of communication in January-August amounted to 57.6 thousand TEU (333.9 thousand tons of cargo were transported, 4% more than in January-August last year), including:

    peat and peat products - 760 TEU (+ 74, 3% compared to the same period in 2018);
    chemicals and soda - 4.9 thousand TEU (+ 64%);
    food products - 1.2 thousand TEU (+ 26.1%).

The growth of transit container traffic in the direction of China - Europe through the railway border crossings of the Kaliningrad region was facilitated by the successful implementation of a number of transport and logistics products and the expansion of the infrastructure capabilities of transshipment terminals of the Kaliningrad railway. Also, the passage along the directions towards the border with the European Union has been improved, customs procedures and paperwork have been optimized.

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