Black Sea to Baltic: how far is it from being realised?

Two months after the initial proposal for an intermodal corridor extending from the Black Sea to the Baltic, the situation looks more concrete than a vague suggestion. The possibilities concerning the corridor’s establishment are favourable since it will provide a reliable alternative to existing solutions. It seems that the Port of Gdansk and Poland are ready to move forward. However, missing rail links through Ukraine and Turkey’s role in the following years are crucial for the project’s completion.

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

Nikos Papatolios is editor of, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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