A regular train between Chengdu in Central China and Bettembourg-Dudelange in Luxembourg is now a fact. The first train departed this Sunday 20 October from the Chengdu Qingbaijiang International Railway Port in the presence of vice-prime minister of Luxembourg François Bausch and the party secretary of Sichuan Province Peng Qinghua. The service is jointly launched by CFL multimodal, Chinese operator Chengdu...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Operail container train, source: Operail

New player on Finnish rail freight market

Estonian national rail freight operator Operail announced its international expansion plan. To realise this goal, the company has established a subsidiary in Finland and considers investments to purchase rolling stock. The neighbouring country will become...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

‘UK not serious about New Silk Road’

The UK is too distracted by European relations to take full advantage of overland trade opportunities. This was said by Henry Tillman, a London based Belt and Road specialist. “The British are currently failing to...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

P&O Ferrymasters opens new link Oradea-Lodz

P&O Ferrymasters has launched a new intermodal service between its terminal in Oradea, Romania and the Polish hub of Lodz, in partnership with Transmec Group. The new link is in line with its current expansion...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Noah’s Train makes final stop in Rotterdam

Noah’s Train is setting sail for the global UN COP25 Climate Change Conference in Santiago, Chile. The train is the ambassador of the Rail Freight Forward initiative. On Friday 11 October it celebrates its anniversary,...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Freight train in Belarus, source: Belarusian Railway

Here comes the meat train from Belarus to China

Belarus intends to export meat to China by rail. The first train with reefer containers is expected to depart from Belarus in November. Belintertrans, a logistics subsidiary of Belarusian Railway, is negotiating with local meat...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko