Tag: rail

UK-China container rail service launched

The first ever UK-China container train departs today from DP World London Gateway for the city of Yiwu in Zhejiang province, eastern China, reports BBC. The unique rail freight service will pass through the Channel Tunnel and thereafter cross 7 countries – France, Belgium, Germany, Poland, Belarus, Russia and Kazakhstan – making 12,000 km in […]

FESCO connects Belarus and Vladivostok with rail shuttle

Fesco Minsk shuttle

The official ceremony dedicated to the arrival of the 25th regular container train FESCO Minsk Shuttle took place in Minsk, Belarus on 7 March 2017. The weekly rail service from Vladivostok port in the Russian Far East to Kolyadichi station in the Republic of Belarus was launched in September 2016. As announced by FESCO press […]

Sea Port of St. Peterburg handled Talgo train for Uzbekistan

Sea Port of Saint Petersburg unloads Talgo train

Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg (part of UCL Holding), Russia, unloaded 2 locomotives and 11 passenger coaches of Spanish high-speed train Talgo, after which they were successfully delivered to the point of destination in Uzbekistan, Central Asia. The cargo arrived at the end of February from Bilbao via Antwerp by Finnlines’ MS Finnsea ro-ro carrier. For […]

A new investor for Russian Railways inland terminal

Yingkou Port (China) will acquire from Russian Railways 49% of the share capital of Bely Rast logistics centre near Moscow on the basis of an open competition, announces Russian Railways’ press release. This is provided by the cooperation agreement signed by the President of Russian Railways (RZD) Oleg Belozerov and the CEO of China Yingkou […]

A new block train from China to Europe launched

The first container train from the Yiwu city in China through Russia to Latvian capital city, Riga arrived at the Riga Central railway station on 5th November, reports the press release of Latvian railways. The service was organized by Latvian and Chinese railways, Yiwu platform, “Interrail AG”, logistics subsidiary of Latvian railway, “LDZ Logistics” and […]

PSA enters China’s railway container terminals market

One of the leading global port operators Singapore-based PSA has invested in China United International Rail Containers Co., Limited (CUIRC), a Sino-Foreign joint venture (JV) with a mandate from the government of the People’s Republic of China to develop and operate 18 railway container terminals within the country, announces PSA’s press release. The investment has […]

One Belt One Road pushes growth of Yingkou Port

Yingkou Port, in the northeastern province of Liaoning, has seen a rise in freight volume despite the sluggish local economy, thanks to the Belt and Road Initiative, writes Chinese news agency Xinhua. According to the port management company, during the first 9 months of 2016, the port registered combined sea-rail freight transport volume of over […]

Rail service China-Rotterdam launched

The first rail shuttle between China and the Netherlands is a fact, states press release of the Port of Rotterdam. The Chengdu-Tilburg-Rotterdam-Express crosses Kazakhstan and Moscow and reaches its destination ‘door-to-door’ in 15 days. The service is arranged by the Chinese rail operator CDiRS and its Dutch partner, RailPortbrabant, part of the GVT Group. The […]

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