Rail speeds up seafood transport


Freight operator Cargonet in Norway will open a weekly connection directly from Narvik (Norway) to Malmö (Sweden) on 23 October. With this first direct route the seafood can arrive up to one day earlier at customers across Europe, compared with the existing route through Oslo (Norway). 

One fully loaded freight train can transport about 700 t of seafood. Cargonet plans to increase the number of regular weekly departures during 2021.In additi on to the reduced transportation times, daily departures will remove more than 10,000 single trips with trucks from the roads as well as reduce Co2 emissions by more than 25,000 t per year. 

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