The pilot train with consumer goods started its journey on September, 24, 2105. Approximate transit time is 15 days. The weekly train service was launched in the framework of cooperation between UTLC group and the government of Hunan province.
United Transport and Logistics Company (UTLC) was founded on November 13, 2014. The founders of the company are JSC "Russian Railways" (the share is 99,84%), "Belarusian railway" and JSC "National company "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy". The UTLC establishment is supposed to develop the transport and logistics infrastructure of Belarus, Russia, and Kazakhstan on the basis of unified pricing policy, the sharing of available rolling fleet, the introduction of unified technologies and standards to render transport and logistics service in the Single Economic Space. The establishment of the UTLC will provide a massive economic effect both for the shareholders and for the economies of the Single Economic Space member states.