On Track with the New Silk Road
Our Rail Freight products offer secure, reliable and environmentally friendly freight transportation via rail, either throughout Europe or connecting Europe and Asia, West- and Eastbound, LCL (Less-than-Container-Load) or FCL (Full-Container-Load).

  • Regular departures from major business centres across Europe and Asia
  • An environmentally friendly alternative for your FCL cargo transportation
  • Services available for containers, trailers, wagon groups and block train movements



What is meant by Rail freight?

Full-Container-Load (FCL) rail multi-modal service available with single containers, trailers, wagon groups and block train movements.

Environmentally friendly, cost efficient & providing reliable and prompt connections within Europe, and connecting Asia Pacific and Europe – both west and eastbound.

  • Standard loading unit: containers, trailers, wagon groups and block trains 
  • Pre and on-carriage, either by chassis truck or trailer (tilt or box)
  • Service covering Asian origins/destinations in China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, to and from Europe
  • Highly reliable connections between DHL’s regional networks in Europe and Asia
  • Dedicated rail hubs in Europe and China 
  • Standardised operation from pick-up to delivery 
  • Secure and monitored loading and handling 
  • State-of-the-art Track and Trace 
  • Efficient handling of transit formalities 
  • Regular departures between major business centres 
  • Defined and highly reliable door-to-door lead times 
  • Excludes dangerous goods