Timber carriers for Kronospan

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Russia's United Wagon Company will supply Kronospan,the world’s leading producer of chipboard,with 267 1520mm gauge timber platforms befor...

Ruscon on the blocks

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Ruscon, part of the GCS Group, has launched a weekly fixed day block train between Moscow and the Russian Far East...

Russia to bridge Sakhalin?

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Russia’s federal authorities have voiced their readiness to start building a rail bridge between Sakhalin Island and the mainland in 2016...

Russian rail containers set to grow

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“The economic recovery is well underway and world output levels have improved notably. In April, the IMF’s World Economic Outlook projec...

Ringing the changes again at NCC

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Last month FESCO sold its 50% stake in National Container Company (NCC), Russia’s biggest container handler, for US$900M. This is almost 2...

Russia accedes to COTIF

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The Russian Federation has made an application for accession to the Convention concerning International Carriage by Rail (COTIF) and hence t...

Sawn timber takes to the box

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In the face of the global economic crisis, which has had a big impact on Russia’s economy and freight transport sector, domestic transport...