Rail transportation
Rail freight is the most reliable and cost-effective way to transport goods, thanks to the ability to send large-sized goods of various types over long distances, flexible tariff setting and independence from weather conditions.
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Article
09.23.2021
China-Europe trains have boosted investment and trade across Eurasia

"By switching to the freight train service, we can save about 50 days of transport time and avoid potential breakdowns of the supply chain."

Report
09.30.2021
Report
09.30.2021
Rail Container Transportation in Eurasia in the First Half of 2021
In the first half of 2021, 336,598 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) were transported along the Eurasian railway transit route in the China—Europe—China direction, which is 50% more than in the first half of 2020.
Report
08.03.2021
Report
08.03.2021
Transport and environment report 2020: Train or plane?
Traveling by plane, train or automobile: the most environmentally sound choice may not always be clear. The report assesses the value of travel by train and plane. Rail travel is the best and most sensible mode of travel, apart from walking or cycling.