Maersk launches weekly rail service from China to Turkey

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Maersk launches weekly rail service from China to Turkey

Maersk opened their first rail service from Xi’an to Izmit, Turkey. In addition to shorter travel time, this new route, which is part of the Maersk Intercontinental Rail transport network, would offer large network choice for customers linking major locations in China and Turkey with a diverse variety of pre- and on-carriage services.

Subject to utilization levels, this rail express service is set for weekly departures on every Tuesday.

“After successfully launching our Intercontinental Rail (ICR) service from China to Europe three years ago we see our customers through demand for this specific service from different locations throughout Asia and Europe. Because of its strategic geographical position, the large business sector and all the aggressive measures taken by the government to develop the country’s rail network, we agreed to launch ICR in Turkey not only for those companies based in the region, but also as a bridge between Asia and Europe, “says Kasper Krog, Head of Intercontent

src: itln.in

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