With transit times of around 30 days, the regularly scheduled trains offer an alternative to sea freight for 20-foot and 40-foot containers.
There is a route via Istanbul (Turkey) to Tbilisi (Georgia), Yerevan (Armenia), Baku (Azerbaijan), Astana and Almaty (Kazakhstan), Ashgabat (Turkmenistan) and Tashkent (Uzbekistan). Via Constanta (Romania), the route goes to Tbilisi (Georgia), Baku (Azerbaijan), Astana and Almaty (Kazakhstan), Ashgabat (Turkmenistan) and Tashkent (Uzbekistan). It is also transported via the Northern Corridor to Astana (Kazakhstan), Tashkent (Uzbekistan) and Ulan Bator (Mongolia).
These RCG transport solutions pass through non-sanctioned countries, allowing customers to obtain transport insurance. They also bypass the currently congested ports of loading and unloading terminals, as well as sea and hinterland terminals, resulting in fewer bottlenecks.