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In this section you can find the information that may be useful for you or may give answers to a range of questions related to organisation of your cargo transportation.

Refrigerated Block Train

Refrigerated block trains are used for the carriage of refrigerated containers on the railway network with a track of 1520 mm.

Rail Transport of Reefer Containers: 7 Major Myths

Transportation of special containers by rail has a number of features.

Rail Transport of Reefer Containers

Transportation of special containers by rail has a number of features.

General conditions of LAFF

The General Conditions of the Latvian National Association of Freight Forwarders and Logistic “LAFF”

Information on ports

Basic data about the largest Baltic ports.

Classification of wagons

Classification and main characteristics of the freight cars.

Classification of tank containers

Classification and characteristics of containers for transport of liquid cargo.

Classification of containers

Classification and characteristics of dry and refrigerated containers.


Incoterms are international rules of definition of commercial terms designating international commercial terms and conditions related to loading, transportation, unloading and insurance of goods.

Calculation of weight category

Weight category of wagon dispatch is defined by calculated dispatch mass in accordance with the following table.

Rules of transportation of oversized cargo

Main documents regulating transportation of oversized cargo by rail.

Classification of oversized cargo

Classification of oversize, basic documents on classification of oversized cargoes during transportation by rail.

Hazardous cargo classification

Hazardous cargo classification

Cargo classification

Cargo rating classes are defined in Appendix 2 to Section 2 of Price List No.10-01.

Our services


We specialise in railway transportation of perishable cargo in refrigerated containers, transportation of bulk chemical and food products in tank containers, bulk cargo in specialised bulk containers, container transportations, transportation of outsized cargo and wheel equipment, and project cargo.


We ensure full escorting of the cargo we were entrusted: we prepare and implement optimal transportation scheme and itinerary, we arrange customs and sanitary formalities, execution of cargo documents, organisation of stevedore works, if necessary, we organise intermediate storage of cargo in warehouses and insurance.

Payment of fares

Company offers railway tariff payment services for the cargo transported in the territory of the Baltic States, Russian Federation, Kazakhstan, countries of the Central Asia and other countries-members of CIS and the European Union.

Container train

We are pleased to offer all our customers regular container train service, being the operator on the route from port of Ust-Luga - Moscow - port of Ust-Luga, with the subsequent delivery from the rail terminal in Moscow to customer's door and return of the empty container to the port of Ust Luga. This service allows you to send a container from two terminals in the port of Ust Luga - ULCT and South IPC-2.

Container leasing

SUNGATE pool of containers consists of 300 40’ HC refrigerated containers. Containers of the leading global manufacturers allow maintaining any necessary regime during cargo transportation.

Rolling stock leasing

The rolling stock of the company SUNGATE includes 300 fitting platforms and 30 diesel power generating train cars.

Repair facility

Safety of cargo, and above all - safety of refrigerated cargo is ensured during transportation by high reliability of the equipment.

Lease of special-purpose rolling stock

SUNGATE offers couplers for transportation of refrigerated containers for rent.

Rate request

This form is intended for entry of the information required for transportation rate calculation.

Application for container train

This form is used to entry of information required for place bookings in the container train.

About our company

SIA SUNGATE was founded in Riga in 1992 and it has been successfully working in the market of international transport services for over 20 years, combining the opportunities of maritime, railway and road transport, stevedore services and transport document execution.

Our Partners

Reliable partnership is one of the main principles in SUNGATE work. Our company works with professional and top-ranked leaders in their sectors.


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