New intermodal connections January 2021

Publication date: 
28 Dec 2020

Swissterminal is offering a new barge connection between Basel and Birsfelden and the port of Antwerp from December 2020. In addition, the existing rail connection from Swissterminal between Antwerp and Basel - Frenkendorf and Niederglatt will be improved from January 2021: it will be switched from an indirect service (via Neuss) to a direct service. You can find the details below.

 

New barge connection between Basel and Birsfelden and the port of Antwerp:

  • Destination: Switzerland
  • Mode: barge
  • Operator: Swissterminal
  • Starting date: December 2020
  • Frequency: 2x per week
  • Type of cargo: containers
  • Terminals at destinations: Basel and Birsfelden
  • Terminals in Antwerp: 913, 364, 504, 524, 730, 734, 742, 1333, 1610, 1742, 1718, 1624 869, 1700

 

 

Improvement of existing rail connection:

  • Destination: Switzerland
  • Mode: rail - change from indirect service (via Neuss) to direct service 
  • Operator: Swissterminal
  • Traction: BLS Cargo, Railtraxx
  • Starting date: January 2021
  • Frequency: 3x per week
  • Type of cargo: containers
  • Terminals at destinations: Basel - Frenkendorf, Niederglatt
  • Terminals in Antwerp: 1700, 1742, 1718
  • More info on the connectivity platform: click here