FESCO has launched a new block train branded FESCO Ural Baltic Shuttle connecting Yekaterinburg in the Urals and St. Petersburg.
Test trains started running in July this year, since September the service is regular.
Block trains will run twice a month, the transit time from the station of Koltsovo in Yekaterinburg to the station if Avotvo in St. Petersburg is three days.
The service is aimed for both export designated and domestic cargo from the Urals to Russia’s Northwest.
Primarily, consigners are from metallurgic, chemical and forest industries.