Railway transportation services

With over 17 years of experience in rail transport in Russia and the CIS-countries and a growing level of expertise in North America, DFI has developed an extensive knowledge base of the Russian and North American rail system allowing us to arrange the logistics of virtually any kind of cargo moving by rail transport, including small parcel shipments in the baggage railcar (in Russia) to out-of-gauge cargo on a low-bed railcars as well as bulk shipment in bulk trains.

Through our own network of offices and agents we can organize cargo transfer in Russian, the CIS-countries and in North America to or from any port, as well as into Eastern and Western Europe countries. We can also organize cargo processing at the borders and rail ferry shipments.

Our long-running partnership with the rail terminals, equipped with all the necessary cargo handling machinery in Moscow, St.Petersburg and throughout North America, allows us to consolidate the cargo for both container and railcar shipments.

We offer a full complement of services including:

  • payment of all rail tariffs and fees,
  • providing updated information about the location of cargo,
  • transshipment at the borders,
  • loading of any complexity,
  • obtaining of approvals for hazardous cargo movements,
  • positioning a rolling stock,
  • transit customs formalities,
  • loading and bracing cargo on a rolling stock to conform with all rail requirements.

Our vast experience helps us to identify and order in advance the rolling stock for any special cargo while the cargo is still in the sea.

Our experts can perform on site services anywhere to gauge and set up a railway transport planning for your cargo in cooperation with corresponding railway administration.

You can see our rates for Russian cargo at our "Price list" page.