New Silk Road

Kazakhstan expects more containers from China

Over 3,000 container trains from China to Europe have run via Kazakhstan in 2019. This is 5 per cent more than in the previous year. KTZ Express, an intermodal subsidiary of Kazakhstan Railways, expects further...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

New route on Middle Corridor China to Europe

The Middle Corridor between China and Europe will have a new multimodal route. It will run via Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan instead of Kazakhstan. After crossing the Caspian Sea with a ferry, the new service...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Tilburg-Chengdu now available for LCL shipments

From this month onwards, Dutch logistics provider GVT Intermodal offers LCL shipments to and from China from its terminal in Tilburg. This benefits customers with a shipment smaller than a container load. GVT Intermodal serves the...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Xi'an - Sławków container train, source: Mateusz Dawidowski

New container train from China to Poland

A new direct freight train has been launched between China and Poland. It connects Xi’an inland port to the Polish intermodal hub Euroterminal Sławków. The container rail service also provides a connection to the Port...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Syria plans to join New Silk Road

After eight years of bloody civil war, the government of the Syrian Arab Republic wants to reconstruct the country’s infrastructure and recover its economy. One of the possible solutions could be cooperation with China. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

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