Logistics service provider, Schweizerzug, has started operating a direct train connection between Basel (Frenkendorf), Zürich (Niederglatt) and Rotterdam.
On 1 January, Schweizerzug started operating a direct train connection between Basel (Frenkendorf), Zürich (Niederglatt) and Rotterdam.
The 650-metre shuttle operates on this route three times a week and has a capacity of 96 TEU.
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Matthijs van Doorn, Commercial Director at the Port of Rotterdam Authority, said: “ We are very pleased with the decision of Swissterminal and DP World to launch this direct rail service, which will further enhance the ties between Switzerland and the Netherlands.
“Supply chains have been under tremendous pressure in the past few years. This supplementary service will make them more resilient, and it is a great additional option for clients.”
On 13 February, the Port of Rotterdam Authority, Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE), and the Australian government teamed up to develop a joint hydrogen hub in Western Australia.