Potential of connecting Eurasia through Trans-Siberian Railway
by Yulia Panova
International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics (IJSTL), Vol. 3, No. 2, 2011

Abstract: The unique geopolitical location of the Trans-Siberian Railway (TSR) is to play the role of international bridge connecting countries from different continents. First, are China, Japan, Republic of Korea and Russia with the European Union. However, the transporting of containers involving the Russian transport system remains incompatible with deep see route. The purpose of this article is to systematise the reasons for the absence of transit traffic on the trans-Sib in order to offer the solutions. Analysis revealed the main bottleneck in the far eastern section of TSR. The improving cooperation between the Far Eastern Railway and far eastern seaports by applying 'pulling' system for just in time operation in transport chain and using overseas experience in 'dry port' concept will provide economical and environmental benefit.

Online publication date: Sat, 21-Feb-2015

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