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Intermodal Route: Slawkow-Kaunas – Optimal Transport of Goods between Poland and Lithuania

2024-02-19

Container freight is the cheapest and most environmentally friendly mode of transport. When organizing the transportation of large and heavy freight, this method ensures a favorable price, safety, independence from transport queues and human factors, and the price of the service prices is not adjusted by the time of year.

This innovative service facilitates efficient container transport between Central Europe, the Baltic countries and Northern Europe.

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LTG Cargo Polska has taken delivery of a new Siemens Vectron locomotive

2024-02-09

LTG Cargo Polska has taken delivery of a new Siemens Vectron locomotive. This is an additional Vectron MS locomotive received from European Locomotive Leasing, and it comes in a unique edition.

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Meet Paweł – Traction Director at LTG Cargo Polska

2024-02-08

On the railway, he started as a driver’s assistant – it is then that future train drivers acquire the necessary habits and experience. It was a job for the largest private freight carrier in Poland – and, as he says, a real school of life.  But working for a small carrier with German capital at the time was a great opportunity. “This experience has not only broadened my horizons, but also accelerated my career.”

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LTG Cargo Polska expands its fleet with new Siemen Vectron locomotives

2024-01-24

LTG Cargo continues expanding its fleet of modern locomotives. Today, it has received a Siemens Vectron MS locomotive, and another vehicle is to be delivered in February. These are among the most modern locomotives in Europe that can cross the railroad border without a technical stop.

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LTG Cargo Polska is growing in strength with each quarter

2023-12-14

The Office of Rail Transport in Poland recently published new operational data for the third quarter of 2023 in the field of intermodal transport. The data reveals that LTG Cargo Polska is growing in strength with each quarter, achieving a record result of 5.08% in terms of freight work.

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LTG Cargo is strengthening the possibilities of cargo transportation between Lithuania and Poland: regular trips on the route Kaunas – Slawkow and connection with Warsaw

2023-06-15

In order to strengthen railway connections with Poland, customers will be able to transport cargo to the Pruszkow terminal located right outside Warsaw – from now on, trains on the Kaunas – Slawkow route will run with an intermediate stop near the Polish capital.

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LTG Cargo launch a new intermodal connection between Kaunas in Lithuania and Sławków in Poland

2023-02-10

In February, LTG Cargo, the freight transportation company of Lietuvos Geležinkeliai Group (Lithuanian Railways Group), will launch an intermodal freight train to transport containers between Kaunas Intermodal Terminal and Sławków in Poland. The terminal, which is situated close to Katowice, is an important hub of Poland’s broad gauge railway network, which connects the railway lines between Lithuania and Poland and Ukraine and Poland. Freight trains also run regularly from this terminal to Schwarze in Germany, to Maddaloni in Italy, to Koper in Slovenia and to Gdansk in Poland.

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LTG Cargo started transporting coal to Poland by rail

2023-01-10

Lietuvos geležinkeliai Group’s freight company LTG Cargo has started transporting coal on the basis of an order made by the Polish state coal importer. The cargo will be transported in special containers from Klaipėda seaport to Trakiškės, then LTG Cargo Polska will ensure transportation to Białystok, and from there the partners will transport coal to Branew in North-West Poland.

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LTG Cargo Polska purchased its first locomotive

2022-10-27

LTG Cargo Polska, a subsidiary of LTG Cargo in Poland, purchased its first locomotive. LTG Cargo Polska also currently has 14 leased locomotives for gauge 1435 in the fleet.

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 LTG Cargo Polska starts transporting cargo for one of Poland’s largest poultry producers 

2022-10-13

LTG Cargo Polska, a subsidiary of “LTG Cargo”, the freight transportation company of the Lietuvos geležinkeliai (LTG) Group, has started providing rail transport services for Cedrob – one of Poland’s largest poultry producers. LTG Cargo Poland will make up to 20 round-trips per month, primarily on routes from Gdynia to various cities.

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LTG Cargo pilot train departs for Ukraine

2022-04-29

LTG Cargo, the freight transport company of Lietuvos Geležinkeliai (LTG) Group, has launched a test run from Kaunas Intermodal Terminal (KIT) to Ukraine via Poland. The container train is expected to reach its destination in the next couple of days, before returning to Lithuania with around 50 containers of freight. This is the first time in LTG’s history that freight from Ukraine will reach Lithuania by rail bypassing Belarus.

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LTG Cargo will be able to transport intermodal freight to terminals in Poland

2022-04-12

LTG Cargo, the freight transport company of the Lietuvos Geležinkeliai (LTG) Group, continues to actively diversify its activities. The Company has launched intermodal freight services from Kaunas Intermodal Terminal (KIT) to terminals in Poland. Freight trips will be arranged upon customer order.

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LTG Cargo launches an intermodal freight transportation service to Germany

2022-03-24

To further pursue its diversification goals, LTG Cargo launches intermodal freight transportation to Duisburg in Germany. The new freight transportation route will open up an opportunity for customers to access by rail one of Europe’s most important industrial hubs and the world’s largest inland waterway port.

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Ukrainian citizens will be able to travel by train in Lithuania free of charge

2022-03-02

In response to the ongoing Russian war against Ukraine and in order to help people fleeing the horrors of the war, the companies of the Lithuanian Railways (“Lietuvos geležinkeliai” – LTG) group are starting to provide assistance. The passenger transportation company LTG Link from March 1 offered Ukrainian citizens free transportation on local routes in Lithuania. Ukrainian citizens wishing to use the free transportation will only need to present the Ukrainian passport or identity card, children – the birth certificate.

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LTG Cargo Polska will invest over Eur 47 million in Poland

2022-02-02

LTG Cargo Polska – a subsidiary of the cargo transportation company LTG Cargo, has planed the largest investments in Poland to date. It will be used for the diversification of activities envisaged in the company’s strategy: expansion to Western Europe, development of new and existing services and development of the technical park. The company will invest over 47 million Euros in Poland within two-three years.

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LTG Cargo Polska strengthens its presence in Poland: starting to consolidate its train fleet

2022-01-18

Cargo transportation company LTG Cargo Polska is strengthening its position in Poland. The company has leased two locomotives for international operations, which will be used to increase the volume of intermodal freight transport from Kaunas Intermodal Terminal to the Netherlands.

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LTG Cargo drivers have been issued certificates for driving in Poland

2021-12-28

In June 2020, the Polish Railway Transport Service (The Office of Rail Transport (UTK)) issued a safety certificate to the company. It allows LTG Cargo to operate in Poland with its own rolling stock and qualified personnel, so there was a need to train the drivers.

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RailTarget interview with LTG Cargo Polska CEO Michał Szlendak

2021-10-21

During exclusive interview, Michał Szlendak shared some insights about connecting with business partners during this unprecedented times and introduced LTG Cargo Polska current services and future plans.

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LTG Cargo Polska joins Land Transport Chamber of Commerce (IGTL)

2021-10-08

In September, during TRAKO exhibition in Gdansk, Mrs. Marita Szustak, President and Mr. Maciej Gładyga, Managing Director of IGTL, met with LTG Cargo Polska team to discuss the current challenges in the rail freight market and presented the areas of IGTL activity as well as the opportunities offered by the IGTL membership.

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PKP Cargo and LTG Cargo Polska allowed to establish a joint venture in Poland

2021-05-11

LTG Cargo Polska, 100 percent owned by „LTG Cargo“, belonging to the LTG group, and PKP Cargo, the largest Polish cargo carrier, received a permit to establish a joint venture.

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LTG Cargo Polska joined the UTK initiative

2021-04-26

On April 22 LTG Cargo Polska joined the group of signatories to the Declaration on the Development of a Culture of Railway Safety.

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LTG Cargo Polska and PKP Cargo sign an agreement on establishment of a subsidiary

2021-03-22

On 17 September 2020, with the participation of the Prime Ministers of Poland and Lithuania, an agreement was signed aimed at establishing a joint freight transportation company, which will offer Lithuanian and Polish businesses even more competitive freight services.

The agreement to establish a joint intermodal freight transportation company was signed by the Polish freight company PKP CARGO S.A. and LTG Cargo Polska, a Polish subsidiary of LTG Cargo.

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Lithuania‘s LTG Cargo enters the Polish railway market

2021-03-22

The freight company LTG Cargo, owned by the largest railway group in the Baltic States, Lietuvos Geležinkeliai (LTG), is starting to expand to the West. The company has established a subsidiary, LTG Cargo Polska, which will expand its rail freight operations in Poland. LTG Cargo aims to increase the attractiveness of rail freight transport, strengthen logistics supply chains, and improve the mobility of large loads between Lithuania and Poland.

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