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Russian Railways zahlebnulis in the flow of goods bound for the ports.
OAO Russian Railways has asked the consignees and shippers to call to coordinate their needs with the technical capability of seaports.
According to the company, is currently on the approaches to virtually all major Russian ports in anticipation of unloading idle for more than 20 thousand cars of different goods. In this connection, the Russian Railways is forced to stop accepting applications for an additional shipment to Novorossiysk, the station Pear (Perevalochnaya petroleum OAO Chernomortransneft), Tuapse, Murmansk, and the Baltic seaports. To date, more applications are served only in St. Petersburg and a number of Ukrainian ports.
As the experts Russian Railways, the main reason for the forced idle rolling stock has been an increase in traffic at the end of the year and late approach tankers to be loaded.
Russian Railways carries significant losses from idle cars at the entrance to the port stations.
Thus, in the Murmansk port company's losses from idle cars since the beginning of the year are estimated at hundreds of thousands of rubles, and this figure is rising every hour. At the same time on the road from the new levels are Kuzbass coal. At the entrance to Nakhodka due to a lack of ships idle for more than 2 thousand cars with black metal. At the North-Caucasian railway thrown 89 formulations, and in the Far East - 19, and the list goes on, noted the press service of Russian Railways.