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The Port Of Elefsina Is Connected To The Railway Network

The port of Elefsina is connected to the railway network

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) July 14, 2021 – The Attica port of Elefsina is to be connected to the country’s national rail network via the Thriasio Logistics Centre, also located in the region. Elefsis is located about 20 km northwest of Piraeus and 30 minutes from Athens’ international airport El. Venizelos. The main port serves dry bulk and general cargo vessels, while oil tankers and LPG
carriers visit Elefsis Refinery in a daily base. The Thriasio Logistics “village” is located west of Athens on the Thriasio Plain – one of Greece’s main industrial districts. OSE, the Greek national railway company, wants a rail link between the two facilities. The Thriasio facility is being developed as a national logistics centre with road and rail intermodal capabilities, handling up to 400 trucks and 50 train cars per day. It will be able to provide a broad range of services including customs brokering, heavy vehicle maintenance, waste management, and recycling. The project plan calls for the construction of buildings measuring 235,000 m2, including 210,000 m2 of floor space, to accommodate up to 250,000 shipping pallets. Two five-storey vehicle terminals will have capacity for 4,000 automobiles, along with room for trucks. In a statement the CEO of the Elefsina Port Authority (O.L.E.) SA, Apostolos Kamarinakis, expresses his satisfaction for the above of the above plans of the OSE, which recognise the role and importance of the port authorities in the port area. infrastructure of Elefsina. “The Port of Elefsina is the largest public commercial port for the bulk cargo handling in Attica and has the specifications to meet its role as a key pillar for the development of the port sector. system and the country’s maritime transport network. The connection as a natural link to the Thriasio Field via the railway gives it an important added value to the investment planning of O.L.E. SA. It is considered a project of key importance, which will contribute to the development of the country and logistics, while at the same time it will give economic impetus and great dynamics to the region of West Attica’. Copyright (C) PortSEurope. All Rights Reserved. 2021.

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