Europe to Central Asia rail service launched
Nurminen Logistics has started regular railway transport services from Finland and Europe to Kazakhstan in co-operation with Kazakh State Railways (KTZE). The first consignment from Helsinki to Kazakhstan began its journey last week and the next departures will be in December.
The route serves the import and export needs of Nordic and Central European customers. The goods can be transported in 40 HC shipping containers. In December, KTZE will increase the number of departures from Europe to Kazakhstan to three times a week and Nurminen Logistics will be one of its partners.
Earlier this year, Nurminen Logistics and the Kazakh State Railways had already agreed to commercialise the international Trans-Caspian route between China and Europe which combines rail and sea transport. (ben)