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Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

National freight carrier ready to increase amount of coal transportation


By the initiative of the National freight carrier KTZ � Freight Transportation JSC the provision issues of the coal transportation to the forthcoming heating season were discussed with the participation of freighters, shipping agents and representatives of energy sector.

Head of the company Oralkhan Kulakov noted that 57, 3% out of all coal transportation were transported by the depot of the National freight carrier in the fourth quarter, 2016, and 41,6 % out of all loading of hard fuel during five months of present year.

According to him, the complex of common measures on the decrease of turn round of the wagons in on the run and in train ways is necessary.

This concerns to all participants of the transportation process as to freighters as well as to consignees, O. Kulakov said.

One of the main tasks on finding the solution to the deficiency of gondola-wagons is to develop a mechanism for the uniformity of filing applications for the transportation of coal during the whole year.

In the start of the heating season 2017-1018, the alternative opportunity to attract the wagons on the electronic trade platform of load transportation was proposed to all participants of the freight transportation market with the aim of equal access to owner’s wagons.

In online-trade regime the freighter can book the rolling stock of the Company by proposed rate, O.Kulakov said.

He also added that the National freight carrier is ready to increase the amount of coal transportation to a consumer, to provide the steady supply of the wagons for loads, and to manage quickly the issues on everyday intercom telephony.

Source: Kazakhstan 2050