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19 August 2018 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 16:00 GMT+2

September 27, 2017

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the Rail Austrian Group Cargo is ready to activate regular railway connections between China and Italy

a train has covered 10,400 kilometers between Taiyuan, in the Chinese province of the Shanxi, and Lugo, in province of Ravenna

Rail Cargo Operator (RCO), the intermodal division of the Rail Austrian Cargo Group (RCG) specialized in frequent connections on long distances, has cured, on behalf of the Chinese Lowers Railway Container Transportation Corporation (CRCT) the first railway connection between Taiyuan, in the Chinese province of the Shanxi, and Lugo, in province of Ravenna.

the train, used for the transport of 41 container, has left from China and has covered approximately 10.400 kilometers crossing Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Republic Ceca and Austria in order to arrive in Italy and to reach Lugo Terminal.

On the escort of the success of this connection, the Austrian railway group has the objective beginning from to realize regular services of rail shipment between China and Italy the next year. "We have intention - the managing director of Rail has explained Operator Cargo, Tufan Khalaji - to develop to our activities to Lugo Terminal, that it plays a meaningful role for our transports in Italy and through which already we serve the northern region of the Country with regular railway connections". Khalaji has emphasized that the terminal of Lugo has an ideal strategic position that allows fast deliveries via frequent trucks let alone railway connections with the South Italy towards Bari.

Vincenzo Miele
ABB Marine Solutions

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