Kombiverkehr extends Swedish links with two new services
German intermodal company Kombiverkehr is launching new connections from Lübeck, in northern Germany, to Stockholm, in Sweden. The first one will connect the German port city to the Swedish capital fully via rail through Denmark. The second one will be a ferry-rail service, with goods travelling via water from Germany to Malmö where they will be put on the rail to Stockholm.
The Lübeck-Stockholm rail service will start on 3 January 2024 and will serve the Lübeck Dänischburg Cargo-Terminal Lehmann and the Arlanda North terminal at the Stockholm airport. Moreover, the initiative entails a stop in Hallsberg, 230 kilometres west of the country’s capital. On the other hand, the ferry-rail link will commence on 15 January. It will serve the same terminals in Lübeck and Stockholm, with goods being transferred on the rail at the port of Malmö. This service will also have an intermediate stop in Norköpping, 200 kilometres southwest of Stockholm.
Hallsberg, Norköpping and Stockholm are now added to Göteborg, Malmö and Trelleborg as Kombiverkehr’s destinations in Sweden. “Both new products are offered in partnership with DB Cargo Scandinavia”, the company said, whereas the ferry service between Lübwck and Malmö is provided by Finnish shipping operator Finnlines. The new service will be open to most good types, including P400 semi-trailers. The only exception, as Kombiverkehr specified are dangerous goods of type 1 and 7, respectively explosives and products emitting ionising radiation. Both services are scheduled to have three weekly departures in each direction.