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New railroad for container transport from China to Finland

A new silk road. This is how the companies and countries behind a new train link from Finland to China describe the new transport route. Sending containers on the new train will be three times faster than on a ship.

Photo: Casper Dalhoff

A new silk road will open this week. Or at any rate, a new train link will be launched between Finland and China.

The route goes from Xian through Kazakhstan and Russia to Finland, and a container transported by the train will take 10-12 days to arrive. As such, using the new train link is three times faster than sending the containers by ship.

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