Trains are capable of transporting large numbers of containers that come from shipping ports. Trains are also used for the transportation of steel, wood and coal. They are used because they can carry a large amount and generally have a direct route to the destination. Under the right circumstances, goods transport by rail is more economic and energy efficient than by road, especially when carried in bulk or over long distances. If rail freight from China to Europe, it will save about 70% than by air, while the transit time will be shortening 50% than by ocean. There are many advantages of railway transport, generally it’s not influenced by climatic conditions, so it can ensure an annual normal transport, and loading is larger, speed is fast, high continuity, and less risk during the transport operation. The main disadvantage of rail freight is its lack of flexibility. For this reason, rail has lost much of the logistics business to road transport.
***We have very competitive rail freight to Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Turkey and Afghanistan