Operail stops transport of Russian and Belarusian goods on 1 January

Image: Wikimedia Commons. Tibukonn

The Estonian state-owned rail freight company Operail will stop transporting cargo originating from Russia or Belarus per 1 January 2023. It made this decision earlier, in May this year, but a transition period was needed to look for alternatives. The operator took the decision as it “strongly condemns Russian aggression and the war in Ukraine”.

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Author: Majorie van Leijen

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

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