“Thanks a lot for attending the 2021 edition
and we are looking forward to welcoming you at the next edition in December 2022!”

Majorie van Leijen
Programme Manager

European Silk Road Summit 2022

On 7 & 8 December 2022 the industry will gather at the sixth edition of the event, this time in the city of Duisburg. At the event we will discuss the latest development and challenges on the New Silk Road. More information on the topics and theme of the event will follow shortly. Would you like to stay up-to-date about the event? Click on the button below. 

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Partner-up 2022!

Next edition takes place in December 2022. Would you like to stay up-to-date about this edition? Please let us know! Would you like to partner-up or become the host of the next edition? Please get in contact with Rob Vos.

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Highlights of the 2021 edition

  • The role of Russia on the New Silk Road
  • Interactive workshop sessions focused on specific topics
  • A discussion with the audience on geopolitics on the route

Impression 2021 edition

Have a look at the picture gallery of the European Silk Road Summit 2021:

Interactive hybrid event

The European Silk Road Summit 2021 took place in hybrid form, which means we have physical participants and participants joining online. We brought together 250 rail freight professionals in this way. The event took place in a digital event platform which made it possible to involve all participants and provide networking possibilities with all participants.

For whom?

At the European Silk Road Summit 2021 we expect to welcome 300 rail freight professionals within the industry worldwide. With this number of participants it will be the biggest edition so far. You can attend the event either physically in Amsterdam or join us digitally via a livestream.

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Infographic Container rates and container traffic growth along the New Silk Road

RailFreight.com gathered the latest numbers and facts on container rates, goods along the New Silk Road and the growth of container traffic. Download the infographic to have the latest insight.

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The latest news about the New Silk Road

New collaboration seeks more volumes between China-Russia

Transport volumes between mainland China and Russia have growth potential. The same applies to the volumes between Chinese and Russian Far East ports with an extension to rail. TransContainer aims to boost them even more with a memorandum of understanding with two Chinese rail companies.

Empty wagon train rolls through CIS countries with only electronic bill

A test shipment of empty cars using only electronic consignment notes has been carried on the broad gauge section of the New Silk Road. The train left Brest on 9 November, and made it to the Chinese border of Dostyk/Altynkol. It was operated by UTLC ERA.

TransContainer launches record-breaking Far East train

TransContainer puts rail at the forefront of intercontinental transport once again. This time it connected Korea to Poland via Russia and Ukraine. The new train service was launched in cooperation with Korean Pantos Logistics and Polish PKP LHS.

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