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24.01.2018

UTLC provided for growth of transport container service in 2017 by 75%

Preliminary figures indicate that transiting in circulation Asia-Europe-Asia in the territory of Kazakhstan, Russia, Byelorussia performed by container operator United Transport and Logistics Company (UTLC) in 2017 exceeded 175 000 TEU (equivalent to 20 feet container) which is 75% more than last year. All in all 2102 container trains were sent.

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The amount of regular routes in the UTLC services in 2017 reached 48 (in the beginning of 2016 there were 19). The company sent 15 container trains daily. Within the realization of the project «XL train» more than 115 long trains were organized including up to relative 100 wagons. The given technology allows increasing efficiency of infrastructure capacity and reducing transport costs.

New directions transiting turned into an important achievement of 2017 including a more perspective corridor through cross-border stations of the Kaliningrad Region.

“Together with our stockholders, clients and partners we can be satisfied with the results of the year. Among the most important results I would mark the growth of technological partnership and interaction of the participants of the transport process which enabled to make our service more accessible and competitive for clients and freight owners. The result we reached in the end of the year set a new record of the amount of transit trains in the infrastructure of the track - 1520 mm. The plans to reach the TEU volume of 1 million are left without changes. The results of 2017 let us make even more ambitious plans for the year 2018 and following years», - comments the President of the company Alexey Grom.