Topic: Belt-and-road-initiative

A freight train on the New Silk Road

‘Railway transport Europe-China could be simplified’

The Chinese government has called for increased optimalisation of existing cooperation mechanisms when it comes to transport between Europe and China. International railway transport procedures should be simplified, transit costs lowered and goods should be...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Hupac signs new Chinese partnership for flat wagons

China’s CRCC International Corporation Ltd has signed a contract with Swiss intermodal specialist Hupac to provide it with flat wagons. The deal includes EU certification and wagon registration at the Swiss Federal Office of Transport. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy
Chinese rail freight train to Europe. Licensed to London News Pictures. 18/01/2017. London, UK. Photo credit: Peter Macdiarmid/LNP

New rail freight link China-Russia launched

A new freight train service between China and Europe started last week, linking the north-western Chinese province of Qinghai with the European part of Russia. The connection is to enhance the competitiveness of local goods...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen