TransContainer, Russian Railways and Russian Post Launched Mail Block Train from Vladivostok to Moscow Region
PJSC TransContainer of Delo Group together with Russian Railways and Russian Post launched a mail block train “Russia” from Vladivostok to Moscow Region. The service from Pervaya Rechka station to Ramenskoe station is aimed at transportation of postal items and commercial consolidated cargo.
The first train left Vladivostok on March 23 and arrived at destination station on April 1. Shipments as part of a mail block train offer the possibility of uncoupling and attaching fitting platforms with containers along the Trans-Siberian Railway. This is the first time such a product has been offered on the Russian transport and logistics market. In particular, while the train is on route, it is possible to rotate fitting platforms at the stations of large cities, including Khabarovsk, Irkutsk, Krasnoyarsk, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tyumen, Ekaterinburg and Kazan.
As part of the service, TransContainer provides its own containers and platforms. In April, it is planned to dispatch “Russia” train backwards, in the future it will run along the route on a weekly basis.
“The service launched together with Russian Railways and Russian Post is flexible and functional, it will allow the customers to send their cargo within a single route corridor. The use of the most modern and technologically advanced method of transportation - a container - will ensure the cargo safety along the entire route. Thanks to the freight express technology and the possibility to attach and uncouple platforms along the route without wasting time, which resulted from the well-coordinated work of all participants in the transportation process, the delivery will be carried out promptly and on time”, said Nikita Pushkarev, Sales and Customer Service Director of PJSC TransContainer.