In RailFreight Live: how to avoid congestion after Chinese New Year?

Every year the end of Chinese New Year is the start of rising volumes and demand for rail freight services between Europe and China. Last year this was coupled with the pandemic, which had paralysed China for several weeks. How do we do this year? And what can be done to overcome this period in the best way possible? That is the topic of this week’s RailFreight Live.

RailFreight Live is the weekly broadcast of in which the latest news is discussed with experts from the industry. It is broadcasted at 1pm CET on our YouTube Channel, which will also be available on the website of during the broadcast. It can be found on the Youtube Channel any time afterwards under videos.

In this week’s broadcast

In this week’s broadcast, we have:

  • Roland Verbaak, from GVT Logistics (in the studio)
  • Osmo Lahtinen from O.V. Lahtinen
  • Mike Liu from CMC Logistic
  • Bartosz Miszkiewicz from Symlog

Host of the show will be Jialu Zhang from, the Chinese sister publication of

Author: Majorie van Leijen

Majorie van Leijen is the editor-in-chief of, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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