Aranda Coated and Todoaceros, main drivers and users of the Branch that plans to reach 250,000 tons of traffic this year
February 2020. The railway Branch that connects directly with the Prado Marina industrial estate, in Aranda de Duero, has just completed four years of life with spectacular figures in terms of growth in the volumen of goods transported. For Aranda Coated Solutions and Todoaceros, both of the NSR group and main promoters and users of the Branch, the railway infrastructure has become an essential logistical support that allows receiving raw materials at the factory and later taking out the final product to the ports of nothern Spain.
Last year the Branch of Prado Marina registered a very strong growth, transporting 212,000 tons of goods, 30% more tan in the previous year, and since its creation the volumen transported is already closest o 750,000 tons. In addition to the logistical benefits for the local industry, the ecological value provided by the Branch it is also remarkable, considering that only four years ago all this merchandise traffic was done by road.
More tan 31,000 trucks would have been necessary to transport the goods that have passed through the railway Branch in these four years.
Overall, the investment of 4,2 million euros made to link the Montecillo station with the Prado Marina industrial estate that has been revealed as a key to supporting the industrial development of the entire Aranda de Duero region.