Rail Transport

Rail transport is the most popular low-cost mode of transporting goods. Most cities and countries are interconnected with railways, which makes it possible to quickly and conveniently deliver goods by any distance. Its major advantages are high carrying ability and capacity at low cost, as well as uninterrupted scheduled dispatch of cargo flows. In addition, the quality of rail transportation and adherence to the delivery schedule are scarsely affected by the human factor, weather, or the quality of roads, which allows for more accurate planning of cargo delivery.


Bilax offers the full range of services for goods transportation by rail or combined transportation by rail and road. We will help you to arrange the best route according to your specific needs, handle all required paperwork, draw up loading plans and have them approved by the railway company. We can aslo arrange transportation of dangerous and oversized cargoes.

We can organise rail transportation from/to European countries, CIS countries, or China.



Rail transport is one of the most cost-effective and savvy delivery methods which combines low cost and high reliability


High regularity of rail shipments in any weather, time of year and day
Load Carrying-Capacity

Load Carrying-Capacity

Railways are the best option for transporting large and heavy loads


Railways are one of the safest modes of transport in terms of the number of accidents and the frequency of crimes committed (burglaries, thefts, acts of vandalism)


Rail transport does no direct harm to the environment

Frequently asked questions

What kinds of goods can be carried by rail?

Rail transportation is suitable for a wide variety of cargo, including raw materials, building materials, products, vehicles, containers and other. Piece, liquid, bulk or large – nearly any commodity can be transported by rail. Oversize is the only property that can potentially prevent it.

What documents do you need to transport a cargo by rail?

Railway consignment note is the principal document to cover international rail transportation.

Other required documents: waybill, freght bill, freight bill counterfoil, cargo acceptance receipt.

What are the rail car classification properties?

Wagons are classified by four basic properties: application, rail network type, number of axles, track width.

How much does it cost?

Feel free to contact us in order to find out the cost of rail transportation. To estimate the delivery cost, we will need to know the points of departure and destination, commodity, HS Code, total weight to be carried in a single car, pallet position weight.


Please, note: we do not provide services to individuals.
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