Third RTG coming soon in service at Railport Arad

Railport Arad intermodal terminal is located just next to Curtici station, the most important common Hungarian-Romanian railway border crossing point

Third RTG coming soon in service at Railport Arad

Components for the 3rd RTG have arrived to Railport Arad last week. They will be assembled and the machine will be put into operation during October 2017.

The Railport Arad intermodal terminal, part of the Curtici Cargo Center, is the biggest and most up to date inland terminals in Romania and also one of the largest in Central and Eastern Europe. The terminal is dealing with handling and storage of all kind of UTIs (Unités de Transport Intermodal – Intermodal Transport Units).

With an initial investment of EUR 11 million the terminal complex was opened for business in 2009. In 2016 the second phase of construction (EUR 7 million) was implemented.

Key figures Railport Arad (30th September 2017):

  • 9 hectares of built in area out of a total area of 10 hectares
  • 2 RTG cranes and 2 reach stackers, meaning an annual lifting capacity of 180.000 TEU
  • 7 railway tracks of more than 600 metres, 5 undercranes and 2 for parking wagon sets
  • total storage capacity of 3.000 TEU;