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Transit flows of cargo aim at the Southeast of Europe. Freight traffic is provided by Transport Logistic Center “Chernyakhovsk”.

Zheleznodorozhny station

Length of receiving-and-departure tracks with 1,435 mm gauge: 3 tracks with a length of more than 690 m
Length of receiving-and-departure tracks with 1,520 mm gauge: 3 tracks with a length of more than 608 m
Length of tracks for the container transshipment with the 1,435 mm and 1,520 mm gauge: transshipment at the Chernyakhovsk station on two 780–1,000 m tracks with the 1,435 mm gauge and two 800 m tracks with the gauge of 1,520 m
Daily container transshipment capacity: 822 TEUs /9 TEUs[1]
Daily train receiving/departure capacity for the 1,520 mm gauge: 2 trains/2 trains[1]
Daily train receiving/departure capacity for the 1,435 mm gauge: 4 trains/4 trains[1]
Exchanging is possible: no


Located in Zheleznodorozhny settlement, Kaliningrad region near the border with Poland and 70 km to the Southeast from Kaliningrad and 22 km from Pravdinsk.

Transshipment and paperwork time

2 hours 30 minutes

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