2,500 trains and 186,000 teu set 9M record
On 25 October, Russia-based UTLC ERA dispatched its 2,500th train since the start of 2018. The container train, hauling 41 forty foot containers stuffed with Volvo Crossover cars, ran from Xian (China) to Malaszewice (Poland), along UTLC ERA's main corridor.
On 29 October, the containers were switched from the 1,435 mm track to the 1,520 mm track at Dostyk station and are now undertaking the six day trip to Brest.
UTLC ERA operated 2,102 trains last year, and had already dispatched its 1,000th train by 23 June 2018. Furthermore, the company's total freight volume reached a record high of 186,000 teu for the first nine months of the current year. (ben)