Container train project Trans-Siberian Railway to 7 days overcame its way


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Container train project "Trans-Siberian Railway to 7 days" in the morning on November 18, arrived at the station Shushari (October Railway), covered the distance of 9795 km from Nakhodka East (Far Eastern Railway) 6 days 16 hours. The press-service of JSC "Russian Railways".

The train of 50 wagons laden with containers of spare parts for motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers brands Hyundai, was sent from Nakhodka East November 11, 2011 at 11:05 MSK.

To skip container train technology is used elongated warranty shoulders wagon maintenance and maximum matching sites to change locomotives and locomotive crews.

Recall JSC "Russian Railways" together with JSC "TransContainer" (subsidiary of JSC "Russian Railways") organized a container train Nakhodka East — Shushari to 7 days.

JSC "Russian Railways" implementing a program of action for the development of rail container transport using the Trans-Siberian Railway for the period up to 2015. In the framework is to develop an innovative transport product "Transsiberian to 7 days", the implementation of which will overcome within the specified time the distance from the Far Eastern sea ports to the borders of the European Union and the routing speed of up to 1,500 km per day. Already in 2012, will be provided with a real opportunity to deliver goods within 7 days from the eastern to the western border of Russia (Nakhodka — Red), and in 2015 — to Brest.

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