Helsinki Finland based Nurminen Logistics announced that the first full-length container train from Nurminen Logistics departed on 10 May 2022O on the new southern Trans-Caspian route, from Chongqing in China. The route starts from China and runs via Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Romania to Central Europe. The first train has containers with a wide range of products from European customers. The containers include components from various industries and summer products from jacuzzis to outdoor sports equipment. The next train, which leaves on May 25, is almost sold out. Weekly departures are scheduled to begin in June. The Trans-Caspian route, which combines rail and sea transport, responds perfectly to the needs of modern transport chains, where time and environmental friendliness play a significant role; transport time from China to Central Europe is approximately three times faster than sea freight. Nurminen Logistics built the route in two months from scratch together with the Kazakh railwaysThe Trans-Caspian route strengthens Nurminen’s current door-to-door rail service between Asia and Nordic countries and container train services between Norway, Sweden, and Finland. The route will also increase the company’s customer base in Central Europe and enable the further development of the company’s multimodal transport solutions.Nurminen Logistics is a Finnish listed company established in 1886. The company offers high-quality rail transport, terminal, and multimodal solutions between Asia and Europe and in the Nordic and Baltic countries.