The train delivered to the Chinese station 21 LNG tank cars, each of which has a carrying capacity of about 300 tons.
According to the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Harbin, Russian hydrocarbon raw materials will enter local gas supply systems, will be used by gas stations and in industrial production.
In 2021, about 3 million tons of various cargoes were transported through the Makhalino-Hunchun checkpoint, and a significant increase in its performance is expected by the end of this year.
Since March 28, the Makhalino (Kamyshovaya) – Hunchun crossing has been operating around the clock. According to the press service of the Ussuri Customs, the capacity of the railway checkpoint is now ten trains in both directions.
In 2021, 2.8 million tons of cargo was transported through the border crossing, which is 4.7% more than in 2020. The basis of transportation was Russian coal – its export increased by 3.5%, to 2.6 million tons.
In addition, measures are now being taken to increase cargo turnover at the Kraskino automobile checkpoint, which is connected with the Chinese city of Hunchun. On the Russian side, the issue of accelerating the course of reconstruction of the relevant infrastructure is being resolved