TransContainer has launched a block train connecting Budapest in Hungary with Jinan in China.
The first train departed from the Mahart container terminal in Budapest on October 26. It carries forty-one 40’ unit laden with sawn goods and furniture.
The train is routed via Hungary, Slovakia, Poland, Belarus, Russia, and Mongolia to China crossing the EU border in Terespol / Brest. The planned transit time if 18 days.
The service frequency is yet to be defined.