This week in RailFreight Live: first China edition

How to get shipping space on a train between China to Europe? In this week’s RailFreight Live, we talk about this and the latest developments on the New Silk Road with several Chinese experts. We also follow the train from Nanjing arriving at the Dutch terminal of Tilburg. It is the first official China edition of the show, with many more to come.

RailFreight Live is our weekly broadcast. You can watch the show live at 1 p.m CEST on our YouTube Channel, and subscribe to stay updated on the latest news on the rail freight industry. You can also watch the show on our Linkedin page, of you follow the page of

Our guests this week

The guests of today are representatives from two top forwarding companies and the platform company of Xi’an. These are: Will Kong, the Executive Vice President of T.H.I. Railway Business Unit; Allison, the key account manager from TopRail and Xiao Zhang, Vice President of Xi’an International Inland Port Multimodal Transport Co. The show is hosted by Huilin Shi, editor of, our Chinese sister publication.

What is more, the show includes a video report of the first train from Nanjing to Tilburg. Last week on Friday, Huilin Shi was at the terminal to welcome the train, and talk to the people involved.

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Author: Majorie van Leijen

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

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