In Riga is expected to test container train from China

At the beginning of November a test container train from China will arrive to Riga, - reported IA RZD-Partner representatives of Latvian railway operator Latvijas Dzelzcels.  Container train will deliver to the port of Riga various appliances and other goods which then will be sent to Hamburg, Düsseldorf and other cities inNorthern Europe.

It is expected that the train with 40 containers will cover the route London-Riga in 12 days. As noted by the Chairman of the Board of LDzlogistika ("daughter" LatvijasDzelzcels) Verners Lusis, there is a single rate over the whole route.

According to market participants, the train would become regular, the next rain is under the work.

The project is organized in cooperation with the company "the TransContainer".

The train is scheduled to the summit of the heads of governments "16+1" which will be held in Riga on 5 November 2016.

“16+1” is initiative of China, the aim of which is to strengthen cooperation with the countries of the European Union and Eastern Europe in the field of investments transport, Finance, science, education and culture.

Source: RZD-partner

Источник: РЖД-партнер