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Railway Freight


TRANSVOSTOK offers its customers to use rail transportation as the most cost efficient, reliable and secured way of land cargo transportation that does not depend on weather conditions. This type of transportation gives not only benefits in cost, but also the ability to carry almost unlimited amount of cargo, using the variety rolling equipment: covered and open wagons, platforms, isotherms and refrigerators, specialized wagons of narrow purpose and any other special rolling stock.

Railway transportation gives benefits as:

  • Low delivery cost
  • Ability to carry almost unlimited amount of cargo
  • The wide range of rolling stock: covered and open wagons, platforms, isotherms and refrigerators, specialized wagons and any other special rolling stock.


  • optimal route planning;
  • individual transportation schemes;
  • consultation on the specifics of transport and tariffs;
  • cargo delivery from the departure station to the arrival station by road;
  • calculation of options for combined, multimodal transportation.

We organize delivery by railway of:

  • heavy-weight and outsize cargo
  • bulk and liquid cargo
  • dangerous goods
  • cargo requiring special temperature conditions
  • and other types of cargo, transportation of which is not possible by means of other vehicles

We will take care of the delivery of your cargo to the railway station of dispatch/arrival by truck or any other way of multimodal transportation upon the need.

Get a free consultation  through the request form or send e-mail to office@transvostok.com.ua

Most often, the railway mode of transportation is used in cases where the cargo travels over very long distances, the consignment has a weight of several tons, when transporting oversized or heavy cargo that cannot be delivered by road or in cases where the cargo owners have their own access roads for railway wagons.

An important factor in rail transportation is the presence or absence of access roads.

A variety of rolling stock allows you to transport almost any type of cargo by rail.

The main types of wagons:

  • covered wagon
  • open wagon
  • hopper
  • platform
  • takn wagon
  • refrigerated wagon
  • dumpcar


 It is used for the transportation of goods that require protection from the weather. The wagon body is a structure consisting of a frame with    floors, walls 4 and   the roof. Loading and unloading in universal boxcars through doors located in the side walls.



 Wagon is intended for the carriage of goods that do not require protection from the weather. Since the gondolas have no roof, it allows you to fully       mechanized  loading. For transportation of bulk cargo, there are gondolas with hatches in the floor, which allow mechanized unloading of cargo. 



A kind of wagon used for mass transportation of fertilizer, cement, grain and other bulk cargo. For protection from the weather, used covered hoppers with loading   hatches on the roof.


 The wagon used for the transportation of machinery, equipment, long cargo, containers and bulk goods, which do not require protection from the weather.

  Container platforms do not have sides and equipped with special locks for securing heavy universal containers of any type. Platforms for transportation of forest   have end walls and additional special racks that prevent shifting of cargo.


It is used for transport of liquid cargo, liquefied gases and particulate materials.


  Refrigerated vans with cooling equipment

 3 classes depending on the temperature maintained inside the wagon: class A - 12 - 0 degrees Celsius, class B - from 12 to -10º C, class C from 12 to -20º C.   Cooling occurs due to the general or individual refrigeration in each wagon installation.

  Refrigerated and insulated vans 

 differ in the way of cooling an empty wagon, which is achieved using any source of cold: dry ice, natural ice with or without salt,
 liquefied gas or any other means of cooling other than a refrigeration unit.

It also has 3 classes, which are assigned depending on the temperature inside the car: class A - not higher than 7 º C, class B - minus 10 º C, class C - minus 20º C. This temperature can be maintained in the car at an ambient temperature of +30 degrees Celsius.


 It is used for transportation and mechanized unloading loose and lumpy cargo

Get a free consultation  through the request form or send e-mail to office@transvostok.com.ua

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