This week in RailFreight Live: looking back at the European Silk Road Summit

Amsterdam: European Silk Road Summit | 07-12-2021 | © Verkijk

After a successful European Silk Road Summit, we are back in the studio. This week in RailFreight Live, we look back at two days of interesting presentations, discussions and networking. We are looking back at the European Silk Road Summit.

On 7 & 8 December, the 5th edition of this industry event took place in Amsterdam, for a physical as well as an online audience. Around 300 people attended the conference in either way, and they connected via the networking platform Brella with hundreds of meetings. On stage. But of course, there were lots of interesting presentations and discussions on stage as well.

This week’s show

One of the highlights was a video message of eight industry players from China, answering some crucial questions about the phase-out of subsidies, the shift of traffic to Russia and to Korea and Japan. In this week’s show, we broadcast some of these videos.

We have also captured many of the visitors on camera in the green room, and some of them had interesting things to say. Do not miss it! We will start at 1 pm CET on our YouTube Channel.

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Author: Majorie van Leijen

Majorie van Leijen is the editor-in-chief of, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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