Poor Asia-Europe rail infrastructure slows cargo, hampers growth

A confluence of factors have lengthened Asia-Europe freight train travel times. (Above: A freight train travels in Belarus.) Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Infrastructure shortcomings are affecting China-Europe rail services growth by creating longer transit times and undermining service reliability, according to a major China-based user of the services. “The transit time advantage is still there,…
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