Agroprosperis strengthened its railway logistics
In January 2017 50 railway carriages started running between Agroprosperis enterprises, this will strengthen the railway logistics of 60 production companies and 12 company silos.
It is reported by the press service of the company.
The new railway cars for Agroprosperis were produced by Kryukovsky Railway Car Bulding Works. For example, one railway car of this type can carry 70 tons of grains and oilseeds, except sunflower seeds, which is 8% more than a conventional railway car can carry, and 50 tons of sunflower seeds, which is 20% more than conventional railway car capacity.
According to the report, 50 newly acquired railway cars make a block train weighing 3.5 thousand tons, which can travel with one electric locomotive from the loading station to the unloading station for the minimum time.
It is noted that the new railway cars will be directed to ensure the transportation of manufacturing companies products to the Agroprosperis silos in the high season, and in the low season the products should be transported to the silos of the companies, which lack transportation facilities, as well as for shipment of partner companies` products.
Earlier in 2016 the company acquired 6 locomotives for the Group`s silos, which will increase the loading from one grain storage by an average of 2.6 times — from 21 to 54 railway cars per day. Also during 2016 16 railway routes have been established transporting 54 thousand tons of agricultural products from manufacturers to the ports.