The Company has sent its first container train

February 18, 2020 2020 00:00

For the first time products of Gazprom neftekhim Salavat were sent by express container train from Salavat station to Buslovskaya border station.

The Company has sent its first container train

First container train with goods produced by GNS was sent to Buslovskaya border station (Oktyabrskaya main road). The rolling stock will be subsequently transferred to Finnish side and then forwarded to Kotka station.


The Company used to send its goods in this direction by groups of rail cars. Express container train consisting of 57 platforms was put into service for the first time.

— Usage of container trains reduces delivery time by 1.5–2 times in comparison with delivery by groupage freight rolling stocks, — Ruslan Fairuzov says. — A train goes from dispatch station to destination station without splitting and this contributes to reaching high speed and safety of cargo. Besides, container trains follow strict schedule, which improves punctuality of deliveries.
The Company has sent its first container train

Solemn moment. After cutting the ceremonial red ribbon, the rolling stock with 114 tank containers has left the station.


Transportation of products produced by Gazprom neftekhim Salavat, the largest petrochemical complex in Russia, was organized by LLC SpecTransContainer, affiliated branch of PAO TransContainer on Kuibyshev Railway in collaboration with Kuibyshev Territorial Center of the Corporate Transport Services (TTsFTO).

The director of affiliate, Aleksey Bulytov, noted this was a significant event for the company. He thanked management of Gazprom neftekhim Salavat for cooperation and support in organizing expedited transportation.

— Taking into consideration the outputs of Gazprom neftekhim Salavat, it was beneficial to organize transportation in this way with GNS, — Aleksey Bulytov added. — Usage of container trains helps to attain good synergetic effect. Among advantages for petrochemical company in Salavat there are speed and cheapening of output products supply, for railway tracks — reduction of infrastructure load, and for us, equipment operators, it results in optimization of equipment operation.

The Company has sent its first container train

Express container train, as opposed to carload shipments, will follow the route without train splitting at sorting stations which will help to save several days en route.

For reference

Gazprom neftekhim Salavat is one of the largest oil refining and petrochemical complexes in Russia. The Complex was founded in 1948.

The Company is integrated into the Gazprom system. It has the basic advantage, consolidating on a single site a full cycle of crude hydrocarbons processing, petrochemistry and mineral fertilizers production. The Company comprises the Oil Refinery, Gas & Chemical Plant and the Monomer Plant.

Gazprom neftekhim Salavat produces more than 100 items, over 50% of which are bulk products including motor gasoline, diesel fuel, fuel oil, styrene, polystyrene, low density polyethylene, high density polyethylene, DOP plasticizer, butyl alcohols, sulphur, ammonia, urea, acrylic acid, butyl acrylate etc.

The oil refining and petrochemical products are exported to all the federal subjects of the country. The export reach covers over 50 CIS and non-CIS countries including Finland, China, Brazil, the UK, Western Europe countries and the Baltic states.

High quality of Gazprom neftekhim Salavat output is confirmed by certificates of conformity to ISO 9001 and 14001, the international standards of quality and environmental safety.

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