RZD Logistics launched a new transit container service from Shenyang (China) to Enns (Austria) through the Zabaykalsk border crossing. The project was implemented in close collaboration with Sinotrans, one of China's largest logistics companies.
The first train with industrial raw materials left China on March 14 and arrived at the destination station on April 1. Across China and Europe, the train was operated by the subsidiary FELB (Far East Land Bridge), in the 1520mm gauge area- by RZD Logistics. The second train, which will take the same route, is currently preparing to ship.
«Expanding the geography of transportation is one of our priorities for the development of the company in the container transit segment. That is our first transit service from Shenyang to Austria. We have long been working on traditional routes for the company from this province to Hamburg, Duisburg, Malaszewicze, Warsaw and Milan, so adding Enns to the list of delivery cities is a logical development of a successful service», Dmitry Murev, General Director of RZD Logistics.
A strategic cooperation agreement between RZD Logistics and Sinotrans was signed in 2019 and provided for a long-term partnership between companies in the field of railway freight transportation in international traffic, namely, the sending of container trains to Europe from the Chinese provinces in which Sinotrans are represented, including from Qingdao, Changsha, Shilong, Shenyang and others.