Gateway 1520 plays an important strategic role in transport traffic within the region. Railway network with equal gauge (1,520 mm) set a close contact between Russia and 16 boarding countries. Its length - 153 thousand km, 15% of the whole railroad network and almost half part of Eurasia. Gateway 1520 is an essential part of a stable dynamic of logistics and international cooperation between Europe and Asia-Pacific region.
Russia in Gateway 1520
Russia has many advantages considering its geographic location. Transport routes run between Europe, CIS, Baltic, Asian, Far and Middle East countries run through its territory.
Great length from West to East makes railway traffic strategically important in the region. Russia plays leading role in cargo traffic in Gateway 1520.
GEFCO in Russia and Gateway 1520
GEFCO and Russian Railways holding (RZD is GEFCO major shareholder since 2012) integration has remarkably broaden GEFCO possibilities and competitiveness owing to direct interaction with all Russian Railways structure most efficient offers for customers.
GEFCO leading position in 1520 given:
- 18 representative agencies;
- 500 highly professional employees;
- individual transport system in 6 countries in Gateway 1520 and secured partnership in 10 countries;
- direct interaction with all Russian Railways network.
Range of possibilities allows GEFCO to actualize difficult logistic solutions and provide the whole range of service. GEFCO arrange all types of transportation:
- Automobile transportation. The integrated network allows GEFCO to guarantee high quality service and see up to door-to-door service deadlines.
- See transportation. GEFCO presence in the Baltic, Black seas and the Far East help to actualize multimodal solutions of different level with competitive prices.
- Avia transportation. GEFCO secured coordination provides both regular and time freight.
- Rail transportation. Rail corridors bind Russia with Europe and Asia which allows transportation on advantageous terms.
- Customs procedure. High quality service provides the whole spectre of custom procedure.