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Sergey P. Vakulenko, Russian University of Transport, Moscow, Russia, post-iuit@bk.ru
Airat M. Nasybullin, Russian University of Transport, Moscow, Russia, nasybullin.airat@mail.ru

The article describes the problem of ensuring the performance of cargo operations on the electrified receiving and sending route of a cargo terminal. The relevance of this article is determined by the need to provide new services in the field of freight transport and the lack of implementation of the described technological solutions on the railway infrastructure of the Russian Federation. The authors suggest ways to reduce the time spent on the road for a certain category of cargo by running freight trains of constant formation. The article also describes the main advantages of the proposed solutions, as well as constraints, which include the lack of possibility of carrying out loading and unloading operations with containers on the electrified path of the logistics terminal. The authors studied the foreign experience of applying technical and technological solutions to solve the described problem (in Germany, Japan and South Korea). The authors identify and describe the characteristic features of the proposed measures based on the theoretical research. The article describes several possible options for implementing measures taking into account various features, and also suggests two most likely options for equipping railway stations or using rolling stock. The article can be useful when choosing technical and technological solutions for the organization of accelerated railway freight transport on the railway infrastructure of the Russian Federation, taking into account the local characteristics of stations.

Keywords: accelerated cargo transportation, permanent freight train, high- yield cargo, freight operations on an electrified track, freight Express, multi-system locomotives, moveable catenary system.


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Information about authors:

Sergey P. Vakulenko, PhD in Technical Sciences, professor, Director of Institute of Management and Digital Technologies of the Russian University of Transport, Moscow, Russia
Airat M. Nasybullin, post-graduate student of the Russian University of transport, Moscow, Russia