Belt and Road

News about rail between Europe and Asia
Russian container train near Lake Baikal, source: Russian Railways (RZD)

Regular railway service on the route Dongguan-Vorsino

JSC RZD Logistics and Far East Land Bridge (FELB) have launched regular railway shipments from Dongguan (Guangdong province, China) to Vorsino (Kaluga region, Russia). Previously, the departure point of container trains from this province was...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
China Railway Express container. Photo: JF Hillebrand

Direct train now runs between Mannheim and Xi’an

Beijing Trans Eurasia International Logistics (BTE) has started operating a blocktrain between Xi’an, China and Mannheim in Germany. The two hubs were not previously connected, but function as hubs in the respective countries. The train...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
RailFreight Summit 2019, source: RailFreight

RailFreight Summit 2019 – Liveblog Day 1

Wednesday 15 May is the first day of the RailFreight Summit 2019, which takes place in Gdansk, Poland. This liveblog provides broadcasting of presentations and panel discussions at the conference. Today’s main topic is rail...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Image: Maersk/Damco/Decathlon

Lyon-China line now for cooled transport

The rail freight service from the French city of Lyon to Wuhan in Central China is now available for refrigerated agricultural products. Trains are loaded and unloaded in Venissieux, 16 kilometres far from Lyon. There...Read more
|Comment|author: Jose Gutierrez