«ТрансКонтейнер» реконструировал терминал в Забайкальске

Container Terminal on Russia-China Border Modernization Completed

  • TransContainer has completed the reconstruction of its container terminal at the cross-border station of Zabaikalsk, a strategic border crossing gate accounting for some 30% of the total container traffic between Russia and China.

    The reconstruction project was implemented in several stages starting in 2006 resulting the in the terminal capacity increasing 10-fold up to 555 thousand TEU per annum.

    During this period, TransContainer invested into the project a total of more than 5 bn rubles ($80.4 mn).

    Starting January 1, 2023, the terminal will be capable of handling daily 8-9 block trains with imports from China compared to the current 4-4.5 trains a day.

    During the reconstruction, the crane rails were extended from 57 to 71 railcar, which allows of handling an entire block train at a time without additional maneuvering.

    A new control point was put into operation, the territory of the roofed customs bonded warehouse was increased almost three-fold from 1,800 sqm to 5,000 sqm.

    New handling equipment was acquired, including additional reach stackers and a RMG crane, and a container depot was added.

    Photo: courtesy of TransContainer

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