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New Record For Rail Operations In La Spezia

New record for rail operations in La Spezia

New Record For Rail Operations In La Spezia

La Spezia, November 28, 2018

Over the last three years, the number of trains in and out of the terminal, including those handled at the Santo Stefano Magra inland terminal, have increased by 7 %. The current year is expected to mark a new record, seeing just under 7,500 trains being shunted in La Spezia (an average of more than 20 trains per day, in addition to the international connections available from RHM), and equivalent to 127,100 wagons.

One in three direct containers at La Spezia Container Terminal (LSCT) is in fact handled via rail, taking the combined export and import trade. On the import side specifically, customs clearance in La Spezia benefits from the availability of the renowned Fast Corridor: the opportunity to clear customs at a later stage in the supply chain rather than taking care of duties at port – i.e. railing containers directly to the Contship inland terminal in Melzo (RHM Rail hub Milano) or in Padua.

Source: Contship Italia

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