New Silk Road

JSC Kazakhstan Temir Zholy

Kazakhstan’s growing importance in transport routes

Kazakhstan’s role in Eurasian transportation during recent years is indisputable. The country sees significant volumes transported through its railway infrastructure yearly. A crucial transit destination for trade in the New Silk Road and a primary...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios
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Venlo receives first direct trains from China

Last week, Greenport rail terminal in Venlo received four trains from the city of Jinan, China. The trains were carrying clothing goods of the company PVH. After completing a trip of around 11,000 kilometres, they...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios
China Railway Express

Train traffic from China to Europe suspended

Train traffic from China to the border with Kazakhstan and Mongolia has been suspended, with the exception of scheduled journeys. This suspension was already in place since 8 December and has not been extended till...Read more
|Comment|author: Huilin Shi

Istanbul-Xi’an new freight train service

On 4 December a new China-bound train set off from Istanbul carrying 42 containers with domestic appliances. The new service is estimated to kick off Turkey’s export trade towards China and provide a faster route...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios