Skip to content
Subscriber Only
Markets
Deals

Siberian Rail Link Speeds Asia-Europe Trade: Freight Markets

Russia’s biggest privately owned train company is tapping the world’s longest rail network to move high-value auto parts and electronics from East Asia to Europe, slashing 30 days from ship-borne delivery times.

Globaltrans Investment Plc, part of Moscow-based transport group N-Trans and listed in London since 2008, is running four container trains a day from Vostochny port on the Sea of Japan to move goods for Japanese, Chinese and Korean customers including Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea’s largest carmaker.