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05.10.2016

UTLC and DB Cargo Russija have signed the Transportation and Forwarding Services Contract

Minsk, 5th of October. JSC United Transport and Logistics Company and DB Cargo Russija, national company of DB Cargo AG in Russia, the company for the business unit rail freight transport of the Deutsche Bahn AG (DB), have signed the Transportation and Forwarding Services Contract. The document has been signed within the framework of the anniversary “X Belarusian Transport Week” taking place these days in Minsk.

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“We see collaboration of DB Cargo and UTLC as a strategic co-operation within the transport corridor between Asia and Europe. We are very excited about the new cooperation agreement, through which we would directly connect Russian Railways, KTZ and BC to the Deutsche Bahn’s Europe-wide network”, says Uwe Leuschner, Vice President Business Development of DB Cargo AG, CEO of DB Cargo Russija.

“DB Cargo AG is one of the world leaders in the transportation industry. We are very pleased that our collaboration goes into action. We’re united by a lot of common goals and objectives. I am confident that their successful solution would create new growth points, not only for our companies, but also for the entire Eurasian space”, says Alexey Grom, the President of JSC UTLC.

JSC UTLC is the first integrative business project within the space of the Eurasian Economic Union, a key goal of which is to increase the volume of transit container transportation on the route China-Europe-China based on railway infrastructure of EAEC countries. The founders of the company are JSC Russian Railways, SU Belarusian Railways and JSC NC Kazakhstan Temir Zholy.

DB Cargo Russija is a dynamically developing company, which implements rail transport projects between the EU and Russia (transportation of import / export cargo), CIS countries, Mongolia and China.