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Calculation of weight category

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

Calculated shipment weight Weight category
12t and less 10t
From 13 to 16t 15t
From 17 to 23t 20t
From 24 to 26t 25t
From 27 to 31t 30t
From 32 to 36t 35t
From 37 to 40t 40t
From 41 to 46t 45t
From 47 to 51t 50t
From 52 to 55t 55t
56t and more 60t

Loading the wagon below the minimal weight norm, calculated dispatch mass is minimal weight norm of wagon loading.

Loading the wagon above minimal weight norm of wagon loading, calculated dispatch mass is actual dispatch mass, rounded to full tons, but not less than mass of weight category, which this dispatch is in.

Calculated dispatch mass is actual dispatch mass, rounded to full tons, and 500 kg and more are rounded to full ton, and less than 500 kg are not considered.

In small dispatches, calculated dispatch mass is actual dispatch mass, rounded to full 100 kg, if dispatch mass is up to 3,300 kg inclusive. If dispatch mass is over 3,300 kg, calculated dispatch mass is actual dispatch mass, rounded to full 100 kg, but for at least 5 tons.

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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.

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