The new block-train launched by GCS20 January 2012
The railway operator Ruscon, belonging the GCS group launched the new block-train from the port of Novorossiysk from December 2011.
Twice a week it offers delivery of 56 to 64 x 40' containers to the r/w station Tikhonovo in Elabuga, Tatarstan.
Block-trains depart from the NLE terminal, however containers from the other port terminals of Novorossiysk are accepted too.
Fixed transit time from Novorossiysk to Tikhonovo is 4 days.
The main commodity presently carried by Ruscon trains on this route are CKD parts for car-assembly factories in Elabuga.