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JSC Freight One is the largest freight rail operator in Russia.

The company was established in July 2007 and has independently managed rolling stock since November 2007. The first branches of Freight One were opened in December in Ekaterinburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Irkutsk, Novosibirsk and Rostov-on-Don and by autumn 2008 the network of branches was complete. Freight One currently includes 14 branches, providing services across a rail network covering almost the entire territory of Russia. In Finland and Astana PGK’s interests are represented by the companies Freight One Scandinavia and Freight One Central Asia.

Freight One provides comprehensive services in the freight transportation sector. Over 80% of our clients are leading industrial companies in Russia. Freight One’s 3,600 employees ensure that it runs efficiently. 

Freight One forms UCL Rail – a railway division of Universal Cargo Logistics Holding (UCL Holding) international transport group. In addition to UCL Rail, the group includes stevedoring companies in north-west and south of the country, as well as Volga and North-Western shipping companies, a number of other shipping and logistics assets. As a key operational subsidiary of UCL Rail, Freight One manages the entire railcar fleet of the group, so information on the operating results or assets, provided on Freight One’s website, represents the consolidated data on the group, including its subsidiaries and affiliates, unless otherwise specified.

Freight One owns over 115 thousand railcars, including gondolas, tank cars, cement hoppers and boxcars.

Freight One’s main activities:
  • operating rolling stock
  • forwarding service
  • managing rolling stock for third parties

The principles of Freight One’s work

  • providing high quality, reasonably priced and convenient services to clients
  • continual development of services, launching innovative services
  • focus on long-term partnerships
  • responsibility for the transportation process