• 28. März 2017
  • 11:33
  • Hinterland

EUROGATE Intermodal reinforces south-east services to Istanbul

EUROGATE Intermodal (EGIM) is expanding its intermodal transport network and reinforcing Munich as a hub for rail transports to Europe’s southern ports, the Balkan states and Turkey. EGIM now offers two weekly connections between Munich and Budapest with block trains to Budapest-BILK freight station in a transit time of less than 24 hours without stops. In addition to this route, EGIM operates two weekly services from Budapest to Istanbul (Halkali) in Turkey. Customers have a high demand for reliable rail connections to Turkey as an alternative to traditional truck transport. Munich will thus become the central hub for shipments from Southern Germany, Italy (La Spezia, Genoa, Trieste) or Slovenia (Koper) to South-East Europe and the Bosporus.

EGIM already operates six direct trains a week from the German North Sea ports to Hungary. Effective immediately, EGIM is now offering two direct connections a week between Munich and Budapest-BILK, for both export and import shipments.

Lars Hedderich, Manging Director of EUROGATE Intermodal GmbH: “Our services to and from Hungary are reliable and very successful. Our customers validate this. We want to build on this success by consistently reinforcing our South-East European routes. Just a few months ago, we introduced a connection from Budapest to Nyribator in Eastern Hungary with the aim of expanding our market towards Hungary and Romania. The rail connection from Budapest to Turkey is a reliable alternative to traditional shipments by truck and ferry. There is high customer demand for rail connections to Turkey.”

For more information, visit www.egim.de.

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