Russian Railways has imposed a ban on coal railway transportation to Kolmar Group’s VaninoTransUgof coal terminal. The decision was made due to the high congestion of the railways in the Eastern direction and a slower ioading at Dyanka station due to unfavorable weather conditions. The terms of the ban cancellation have not been announced.According to Russian Railways information, since the beginning of the year, the railway operator has already restricted traffic to sea terminals more than 17 times due to the congestion of trains caused by the slowdown of loading by an average of 30%. 8.2 million tonnes of coal was shipped to VaninoTransUgol by rail inn 2021 as compared 0.9 million tonnes a year earlier. About 80% was sent by Kolmar, Elgaugoi, and KTK.