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East meets West in Malaszewicze

[ January 6, 2022   //   ]

Hamburg handling company HHLA’s Metrans intermodal arm has taken over CL Europort and the logistics centre of the same name in the Polish town of Malaszewicze. It is near the Belarusian border and is a hub for freight traffic within Central and Eastern Europe and also for Europe-Asia transport. It has also signed a strategic partnership withrail operator Eurotrans.

The Western European and Russian railway systems meet in Malaszewicze, and it is possible to change track gauge from 1,520 mm to  the European standard 1,435 mm.