EU sanctions on Russia impact Estonia: ‘rail might disappear’

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Operail, the Estonian state-owned international transport and logistics company, has halved its freight volumes in the first nine months of 2022. In addition, the decrease in freight volumes has led to the layoff of over 100 employees, as the company underlined. The company has pointed out that this decline is strongly connected to the EU sanctions applied to Russia after its invasion of Ukraine.

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Author: Marco Raimondi

Marco Raimondi is an editor of, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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