Ukrzaliznytsia launched a new regular container train st. Nizhnedneprovsk-Uzel (Ukraine) – Art. Slavkow (Poland). Every Saturday he will collect containers from Zaporozhye, Mariupol-Sorting and Nikopol stations. This was stated by Chairman of the Board of JSC “Ukrzaliznytsia” Yevgeny Kravtsov, the press center of UZ reports.
According to him, the speed of delivery of containers to the border of Ukraine and Poland has been significantly reduced – to 40 hours instead of several days. In addition, due to the increase in the speed of delivery, the cost of shipping containers on the fitting platforms of property of JSC Ukrzaliznytsya, which are on the balance of the branch of the Transport Service Center Liski, was reduced from 20% to 25%.
“Ukrzaliznytsia within the framework of a new approach to the organization of container transportation guarantees the quality of a comprehensive service. Since the direct container train, which follows the strict observance of the schedule without shunting operations along the way and using the accelerated border crossing technology, is a year-round all-weather alternative to road transport, ”E. Kravtsov commented.
This is the nineteenth container train “Ukrzaliznytsia”, which will run on an ongoing basis, of which 8 transit. “Now we are considering the possibility of organizing new container trains on the route Lithuania-Ukraine-Lithuania. Our container transport logistics specialists are already agreeing on cooperation with their colleagues from Lithuanian Railways JSC, SA Belorusskaya Railway and Containerships LLC, ”said E. Kravtsov.