RZD Logistics and Far East Land Bridge (FELB) organized a new railway container service from Yantai station (China) to Seliatino station in the Moscow region. The first train, consisting of 42 containers, was sent on June 28, and it is expected to arrive in Moscow within 16-18 days.
The container train will proceed to the destination on the territory of Mongolia, through the border checkpoints Erlian and Naushki.
The two companies intend to launch this month two more trains and starting August, the services will be provided weekly.
In the future, cargo traffic will be distributed not only through Mongolia, but also through the border crossing Zabaikalsk. The first train from Yantai City District, consisting of 42 containers, some of which are completed with consolidated goods, will deliver consumer goods, equipment, spare parts and electronics to the Moscow Region.
One of the special aspects of Yantai Station is primarily the consolidation of cargo from the Chinese province of Shandong, which includes such large industrial cities as Qingdao, Zibo, Linyi, Jining and others. In addition, the station is connected to the port terminal, in the future it will allow to attract additional freight flows to both Russia and Europe from Taiwan, Vietnam, Korea and Japan, as well as from the Chinese ports of Shanghai, Qingdao, Dalian and Tianjin, adjacent to the sea gate of Yantai city district.