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Railway Transport

The demand for railway transport lies in its striking advantages over other modes of transport. You can transport almost all types of cargo via rail. Railway transport is quite flexible in terms of the possibility of transporting various kinds of goods.

CF&S helps you to transport your goods across Europe, the Caucasus, Mongolia, and China. Moreover, CF&S can also transport your goods across Central Asian countries.

CF&S is a responsible company, and we are committed to minimizing our impact on the ecology and promoting environmentally friendly means of transportation. We seek to deliver value to our customers in an ecologically sustainable manner. 

CF&S offers a full range of rail services to best suit your requirements and preferences for the transportation of your goods by rail. Facts supporting railway transport:

  • It is possible to transfer a large number of goods in one shipment.
  • Adverse weather conditions have less impact on rail transport, resulting in higher on-time delivery.
  • Predictability of delivery times to the final destination. 
  • Safe, reliable, and environmentally conscious transportation mode.

CF&S has its own fleet of rolling stock and containers that yields you many benefits:

  • 80’ railway platforms with a wooden floor, model 23-469-07, ideal for transporting long loads. The platform is 24 m long, with a load capacity of up to two 40ʼ containers or up to three 20ʼ containers
  • 60’ railway platforms with a wooden floor, model 13-935A-04, ideal for transporting tracked vehicles. The platform is 18.4 m long accommodating one 40ʼ or two to three 20ʼ containers.
  • Closed wagons with a body volume of 150 m3 and 161 m3. Boxcars offer versatility in hauling all types of products:
    • Loose, non-packaged goods
    • Packaged and palletized goods 
    • Motor vehicles and minibuses
  • 20’ and 40’ Standard and High Cube railway containers

CF&S Estonia has a dedicated team of nine professionals working in CF&S Estonia rail transport department to provide you with the best service.

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What kind of documents will you need for cargo transport by rail in case of import?

You will need Railway bill and cargo invoices if you want to transport your cargo by rail in the case of import.

What kind of documents will you need for cargo transport by rail in case of export?

You will need Railway bill and cargo invoices if you want to transport the cargo by rail transport in the case of export.

How many pallets can you fit into a wagon?

Closed wagons with body volume of 150 m3 or 161 m3 can fit up to 42 pallets in a single layer.

How long will it take to reach destinations by train?

This depends on how and where your shipment is being transported, as well as upon the number of stations your shipment crosses.

What kind of services are offered by CF&S Rail department??

CF&S is mainly involved in the transportation of:

  • 20’ and 40’ shippers’ own and railway containers
  • Oversized and project shipments, such as equipment and machinery
  • Timber products like saw logs and pulpwood saw timber, plywood, hard- and chipboard
  • Liquid fuels like gasoline, petroleum, oil products 
  • Building materials
  • Pulp and paper products
  • Foodstuff

Do you have a suitable platform for shipping loads where they can be carried?

Yes, you will get a proper setup and platform, which is needed for the packaging and shipping of cargo.

What is the method of shipping and transportation?

You will get the best and safe method of shipping here.

  • Preparation and arrangement of the transportation of different cargo types, including project and oversize cargo.
  • Commercial lease of railway wagons and containers.
  • Loading operations at railway stations/HUBs and port terminals.
  • Preparation of shipping documents.

How can a customer contact us?

You can contact us in two ways. To get your booking now fill out the Request a Quote form or send an email to rail@cfs.ee

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