Freight News, Road

Russia brings in truck tolls

[ November 20, 2015   //   ]

Russia has introduced trucks tolls, according to shipping operator Containerships. Fees are currently 2.5 euro cents per km on federal roads but will rise to 5 cents from 1 March next year. Roads are equipped with transponders and trucks must use corresponding radio transponders. Containerships says that the tolls are currently adding €5 per round trip for deliveries to St Petersburg and €40 to Moscow.