Topic: Container train

Euroterminal Sławków

Sławków ready for new trains from China

With the help of the Broad Gauge Line, Poland has launched a new transit route from China to other parts of Europe. Sławków, the railway’s western terminal, has a convenient location and other attractive options,...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

New tenant of Dobrá terminal in Slovakia

After the withdrawal of TransContainer, the Slovak intermodal terminal in Dobrá has got a new tenant. Local logistics company Bulk Transshipment Slovakia (BTS) leased the facility for a 10-year period with an option for five...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Poland moving from coal to containers

The Polish economy is reducing the consumption of coal. This has a direct impact on the country’s rail freight sector. As a result, the carriers are being refocused to the transportation of the containers. This...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

EU considers single window for rail freight

After implementing the Maritime Single Window, the European Commission is considering to extend it to the rail freight sector. This move could be set in a new transport strategy that is currently being developed by...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Ukrainian ferronickel on rails to the Netherlands

Ukrainian logistics company Global Ocean Link has tested a container train service  loaded with ferronickel to the CTT terminal in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The train service was arranged in partnership with Ukrainian Railway (UZ) and...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Xi'an - Sławków container train in Poland

From Xi’an to Sławków in 11 days a reality

The Polish Euroterminal Sławków is celebrating the arrival of the first 1,000-metre-long freight train that travelled the 9,477-kilometre distance from China in eleven days. A new world record. Last saturday it delivered 50 containers from...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Four ways to speed up trains on the New Silk Road

The rail freight traffic between China and Europe is growing year by year. The logistics companies compete for every customer and every container. Therefore, they are constantly improving their service. What measures are they doing...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Kazakhstan expects more containers from China

Over 3,000 container trains from China to Europe have run via Kazakhstan in 2019. This is 5 per cent more than in the previous year. KTZ Express, an intermodal subsidiary of Kazakhstan Railways, expects further...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

New route on Middle Corridor China to Europe

The Middle Corridor between China and Europe will have a new multimodal route. It will run via Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan instead of Kazakhstan. After crossing the Caspian Sea with a ferry, the new service...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Xi'an - Sławków container train, source: Mateusz Dawidowski

New container train from China to Poland

A new direct freight train has been launched between China and Poland. It connects Xi’an inland port to the Polish intermodal hub Euroterminal Sławków. The container rail service also provides a connection to the Port...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

From China to Gdańsk port in 12 days by rail

DCT Gdansk, the only deep-water terminal on the Baltic Sea, has inaugurated its first container train service to/from China. It provides a faster connection than ocean shipping between the Chinese city of Xi’an and the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko