UTLC’s box transport service grows by 75%
All in all, 2,102 container trains ran along the Asia-Europe-Asia corridor in the year under review, and the company operated a total of 48 scheduled routes, compared to 19 at the beginning of 2016. Within the framework of the «XL train» project, more than 115 long trains were assembled with up to 100 wagons last year.
UTLC, jointly owned by Russian Railways, Belarusian Railway and Kazakhstan Temir Zholy, said that its 2017 results represent a new record for the number of transit trains using the 1,520 mm track infrastructure. (ben)