Meeting of the OSJD Commission on Freight Traffic to consider the subjects “Updating the Harmonised Nomenclature of Goods (GNG)” and “Updating the Catalogue of Freight Stations of the OSJD Railways”
From 22 till 25 March 2022, in accordance with the Work Plan of the OSJD Commission on Freight Traffic for 2022, a meeting was held in a videoconferencing mode (OSJD Committee, Warsaw) to consider the topics “Updating the Harmonised Nomenclature of Goods (GNG)” and “Updating the Catalogue of Freight Stations of the OSJD Railways”
In accordance with the Work Plan of the OSJD Commission on Freight Traffic for 2022 under the subject “Coordination of the volumes of the goods carried in international traffic by rail”, in the period of 14-18 March 2022 (OSJD Committee, Warsaw), the meeting was held in a videoconferencing mode of the representatives from the railways and foreign trade organisations of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Republic of Kazakhstan, People’s Republic of China, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Mongolia, Russian Federation and Republic of Uzbekistan for the coordination of the volumes of export, import and transit goods carried by railway transport for 2022.
Turkmenistan continues large-scale implementation of projects for the construction and development of transport infrastructure facilities in order to further strengthen and improve the integrated transport system of the country and its integration into the international transport network of the region and of the Eurasian space as a whole for further economic prosperity.
The OSJD/UIC Workshop “Prospects for the development and interaction of electronic reservation systems”
In accordance with the Work Plan of the OSJD Commission on Passenger Traffic for 2022, the OSJD/UIC Workshop “Prospects for the development and interaction of electronic reservation systems” was held in the OSJD Committee (Warsaw) on 28 February 2022 with the use of a videoconferencing mode.
Meeting of the OSJD/UIC Joint Working Group (JWG) on the migration of OSJD/UIC joint leaflets into draft international railway solutions (IRS)
The regular meeting of the Joint Working Group (JWG) for reviewing and converting the OSJD/UIC joint leaflets into draft OSJD/UIC international technical solutions in the field of railway transport was held from 15 till 17 February 2022 in the format of a videoconference.
As part of the agenda, the meeting considered the following items:
On 21 February 2022, a regular meeting 1-2022 of the OSJD Committee members was held using the videoconferencing mode.
Expert meeting on the subject “Directions for the strategic development of railway transport in the OSJD member countries”
The expert meeting of the OSJD Commission on Transport Policy and Development Strategy on the subject “Directions for the strategic development of railway transport in the OSJD member countries” was held on 16-18 February 2022 in the OSJD Committee in a videoconferencing mode.
In accordance with the work plan for 2022, from 25 to 27 January 2022, the 60th meeting of the OSJD-ERA Contact Group was held in the format of a videoconference on the subject “Collaboration between ERA and OSJD on the analysis of the relationship between 1520-mm/1524-mm and 1435-mm rail systems of EU and non-EU states”.
The millionth, in terms of TEU, container was dispatched from Chongqing’s Tuanjiecun station to Helsinki’s Vuosaari station under the regular container transit service provided by the UTLC ERA JSC, an OSJD affiliated enterprise.
The first direct container train from China to Kaliningrad (according to the information of RTSB-RUS as of 27 December 2021)
The RTSB-RUS logistics company, together with the Novik Group of Companies and Maersk, organised the transportation of the first container train from the Chinese city of Zhengzhou to Kaliningrad along the land route through the border crossing of Zamyn-Uud – Erlian. Previously, only transit trains to the European countries ran through Kaliningrad, and only single containers with imported goods were delivered here directly.