‘Rail is again an effective alternative for Eurasian transport’


All the more companies are identifying the same trend in Eurasian transport. With sea transport currently strained due to the situation in the Red Sea, rail is gradually becoming the preferred mode of transport between China and Europe. This is especially true for customers who want to avoid long transit times. As Martin Koubek, director of Silk Road and CIS at METRANS, underlined, “Rail is again becoming a good transport alternative for China-Europe shipments”.

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

Nikos Papatolios is the Editorial Coordinator of, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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