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Russian railways tests fridge containers

Russian Railways’ JSC RZD logistics arm is testing a new temperature-control system for  perishable goods from China to Russia. The first refrigerated container train carrying fruit and vegetables left Dalian on 8 August and is expected to arrive at in Moscow railway in 18-20 days. Containers are connected to a diesel-generator wagon to maintain the correct temperature. RZD Logistics deputy sales director, Alexander Baskakov, said shipping of perishable goods in refrigerated containers by ... [+]

Russian railways may buy Gefco

Russian railways (RZD), is reported to be considering buying a three-quarter stake in Gefco, the logistics arm of French car maker PSA Peugeot Citroën. PSA said that the proposed €800m deal would help secure the company's future. [+]

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