Ukrainian grain reaches Spain by rail, but route is harsh and rocky

Renfe container. Spanish Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda

Spain is testing new opportunities, including rail, to secure its food supply chains. In that context, the Spanish Ministry of Transportation organised a pilot rail shipment for Ukrainian grain. The first train that travelled all the way from the Ukrainian border to the Can-Tunis rail terminal in Barcelona carried 600 tonnes of grain in twenty-five 40-foot containers. Despite its success, it raised some major concerns.

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

Nikos Papatolios is the Editorial Coordinator of RailFreight.com, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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Ukrainian grain reaches Spain by rail, but route is harsh and rocky

Renfe container. Spanish Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda

Spain is testing new opportunities, including rail, to secure its food supply chains. In that context, the Spanish Ministry of Transportation organised a pilot rail shipment for Ukrainian grain. The first train that travelled all the way from the Ukrainian border to the Can-Tunis rail terminal in Barcelona carried 600 tonnes of grain in twenty-five 40-foot containers. Despite its success, it raised some major concerns.

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

Nikos Papatolios is the Chief Editor of RailFreight.com, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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