Belt and Road

News about rail between Europe and Asia

China Railway strikes down in Duisburg

China Rail Container Transport, which belongs to China State Railway Group, has established a subsidiary in Germany with an office in Duisburg. It thereby emphasises the importance of Duisburg for rail freight traffic between Europe...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Who do you call for the New Silk Road?

A call for co-ordination, made at the recent European Silk Road Summit in Venlo, the Netherlands, brought to mind a classic problem for international trade with continental Europe. As Henry Kissinger once said, “If I...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
DB Schenker train

DB Schenker goes Caucasian and Central Asian

DB Schenker is setting up eight new country organisations in the Caucasus and Central Asia region, foreseeing enormous development prospects in this area. Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan will be added...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

DB Cargo focuses on Kaliningrad route

Two subsidiaries of Deutsche Bahn have turned their look to the Kaliningrad route of China – EU railway corridor. DB Cargo Logistics and DB Cargo Polska intend to develop new train multimodal connections through Kaliningrad...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

From China to Gdańsk port in 12 days by rail

DCT Gdansk, the only deep-water terminal on the Baltic Sea, has inaugurated its first container train service to/from China. It provides a faster connection than ocean shipping between the Chinese city of Xi’an and the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

A single waybill for both rail and ferry to China

It is a first in many regards: the multimodal connection between XI’an in Central China to Hamburg. Via Kaliningrad, partly by ferry and with a single CIM/SMGS waybill. “The train, which departein westward direction beginning...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen