Kaliningrad provides alternative to Eurasian freight route via Brest

The 9559 km freight service from Poland to China ran via Kaliningrad oblast, Lithuania, Belarus, Russia and Kazakhstan.

INTERNATIONAL: Containers on what was said to be the first rail freight service to be routed from Łódź in Poland to Chengdu in China via the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad were transhipped between the 1 435 mm and 1 520 mm gauge networks at Chernyakhovsk on September 25.

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