New regular block train “First Container Express” has linked St. Petersburg and Moscow.
New railway service “First Container Express” has started its regular course which is the following: the “First container terminal” (the Big port of St. Petersburg) – the terminal "Freight Village Vorsino" (Vorsino station of Moscow railway) – the “First container terminal” (the Big port of St. Petersburg).
The main advantage of the service “First Container Express” is the ability to transport cargo, which is in the terms of customs transit, on a regular basis in the framework of the time schedule and the price fixed for a long period of time.
Transit travel time is 38 hours. Departure from St. Petersburg (the First container terminal) is on Thursdays, and from Moscow (Vorsino station) is on Tuesdays.
The project was implemented by AVELANA FORWARDING and TFC AVELANA LOGISTIC, Global Ports, Freight Village RU and “TransContainer” Companies.
On May, 18th in the framework of the new service there will be the seventh departure of the train from port of Saint-Petersburg to the Moscow. Just within two weeks of the work of the service 6 container trains were made up and shipped. Three of them were shipped from Saint-Petersburg and three of them from Moscow.
"First Container Express" is the second regular railway service for containers shipment in container train that is organized by AVELANA FORWARDING and TFC AVELANA LOGISTIC companies from the terminals of Global Ports group. The container train "Ust-Luga Express", which course is Ust-Luga port – Moscow – Ust-Luga port, works successfully twice a week since October 2013.
The terms and benefits of the service “First Container Express” can be found on the website www.fct-express.ru.
i. By cargo turnover in 2016, according to ASOP data.