Hong Kong: Rail service KTZ Express (KTZE) Hong Kong is planning to launch new block train services from four cities in China to Europe via Kazakhstan.
Scheduled for launch during the next 12 months, KTZE Hong Kong is currently in discussion with municipal government officials and freight forwarders in Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Wuhan and Xi’an.
The New Silk Way initiative launched by the governments of China and Kazakhstan, is now gaining momentum with shippers and freight forwarders attracted by the 16 day transit time to major cities in Europe.
KTZ Express Hong Kong is a subsidiary of KTZ Express, a wholly-owned company of Kazakhstan Railways. [15/10/14]