JSC Uztemiryulcontainer launched regular freight trains from Uzbekistan to Lithuania. This was reported by Spot.uz with reference to the company’s press service.
The first train departed from the Sergeli station in Tashkent on December 5. The train consists of 31 fitting platforms that carry 80 standard 20-foot containers of mineral fertilizers.
The train will cross Kazakhstan, Russia, and Belarus before reaching its destination – the Lithuanian port of Draugyste. The total length of the route exceeds 4600 km.
The company expects the new corridor to be in demand among exporters of Uzbek goods to Europe. Regular transportation creates convenience for businesses and saves time.
Uzbekistan has recently launched another route for the supply of goods – through Turkmenistan and Iran to Turkey and back. The first train on this route arrived in Tashkent on December 3.
The first block train from Uzbekistan to Burgas, Bulgaria
On December 16, the first container block train left for the port of Burgas, Bulgaria with the cargo of JSC “AGMK”. This freight train consists of 46 wagons and 91 units of 20-foot containers with a cargo of copper concentrate.
The container train will travel on the Uzbekistan-Turkmenistan – Azerbaijan- Georgia- Bulgaria/Europe route with a length of more than 4,000 km.
The train was organized in cooperation with foreign partners from Turkmenistan – JSC TLCT, Azerbaijan – ADY Container LLC and Georgia – GR Logistics and Terminals.