Belt and Road

News about rail between Europe and Asia
Salmon from Norway

Fresh Norwegian salmon on the train to China

By the end of this year fresh salmon from Norway will be transported to China by rail. This will be done through Russia, which now permits the transit of previously sanctioned products through its territory....Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Milan-Xi’an Freight Express, source: Hupac

Hupac launches Milan-Xi’an container train

Swiss intermodal transport operator Hupac has launched a new rail freight service to China. It links Milan with Xi’an, capital of Shaanxi province. The connection is organised in partnership with Xi’an International Port Area Haidebang...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Russian container train near Lake Baikal, source: Russian Railways (RZD)

New cooperation for overseas infrastructure projects

The international engineering federation FIDIC has signed a ground-breaking memorandum of understanding with the Chinese contracting company CHINCA. Both companies are dedicated to overseas infrastructure and construction projects. They want to improve collaboration between businesses...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

China invests in Belt & Road of Arab countries

China has signed cooperation agreements with 18 Arab countries on jointly building the Belt and Road. This was announced by the Chinese ministry of commerce last week. China-Arab cooperation on the Belt and Road has...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

UTLC ERA joins hands with Lanzhou

Joint stock company UTLC ERA and the logistics operator Lanzhou Anting PIL Logistics have concluded a Memorandum of Understanding. Both parties will work to develop rail freight traffic between China and Europe in both directions....Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Volvo Train Belgium now also to China

On Thursday morning the first train stacked with Volvo cars from Xi’an in China entered the Kluizendok terminal in the North Sea Port of Belgium. It was the official launch of a service that has...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen