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07.10.2016

The volume of UTLC’s dispatches has exceeded 11 thousand TEU

The 7th of October, Moscow. The volume of containers on the service of JSC United Transport and Logistics Company (JSC UTLC) in transit from China to Europe and in the opposite direction along the Eurasian Economic Union area has exceeded 11 thousand TEU, which is claimed to be an absolute monthly record of the company.

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As a result of 3Q, the volume on UTLC service amounted to 68 thousand TEU.

Since the beginning of the year 762 container trains has been dispatched including 246 trains on U East service and 516 trains on U West.

Alexey Grom, the UTLC President mentioned that the planned volume for 2016 has been measured around 90 thousand TEU. «If someone had doubts at the beginning of the current year that UTLC would reach this mark but today it is possible to state that there are no more doubts definitely», - he added.

Container trains of ULTC running along the route Dostyk / Altynkol - Brest - Dostyk cover a distance of 5,43 thousand kilometer for 5,4 days. The first container train was dispatched in February 2015. Trains are dispatched on average about 20 times per week.