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DB Schenker Logistics has opened up four new routes into Russia, via Berlin, Krakow, Riga and Helsinki, for its European land transport consignments. These new ‘gateways’ are linked to the company’s European network and hubs and allow additional movement of cargo St Petersburg and Moscow.

DB Schenker opens up Russia

\”The new structure emphasises our special focus on Russia, the CIS States and the Baltic States,\” said Karl Nutzinger, responsible for the company’s land transport.

The company said that it is approaching around 10,000 customers in Europe about the new Eastern Europe services, which it says include environmentally- friendly solutions such as short sea shipping and intermodal transport via Riga, where it has a transhipment terminal to connect to the Russian broad gauge.

Also offering regular train connections from Duisburg to Moscow through its joint venture, Trans Eurasia Logistics (TEL), DB Schenker Rail recently transported the 1,500th container train to Volkswagen\’s Kaluga location in Russia.