RAIL FREIGHT

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Our Rail Freight products offer secure, reliable and environmentally friendly freight transportation via rail, either throughout Europe or connecting Europe and Asia, West- and Eastbound, LCL (Less-than-Container-Load) or FCL (Full-Container-Load).

Our Products

All products include :

  • Defined lead times
  • Optional Extended Liability Cover
  • End-to-end visibility
  • Optional Customs Brokerage
DHL RailLine Full-Container-Load (FCL)
  • Regular departures from major business centers across Europe and Asia
  • An environmentally friendly alternative for your FCL cargo transportation
  • Services available for containers, trailers, wagon groups and block train movements

Full-Container-Load (FCL) rail multi-modal service available with single containers, trailers, wagon groups and block train movements.

Environmentally friendly, cost efficient & providing reliable and prompt connections within Europe, and connecting Asia Pacific and Europe – both west and eastbound.

  • Standard loading unit: containers, trailers, wagon groups and block trains 
  • Pre and on-carriage, either by chassis truck or trailer (tilt or box)
  • Service covering Asian origins/destinations in China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, to and from Europe
  • Highly reliable connections between DHL’s regional networks in Europe and Asia
  • Dedicated rail hubs in Europe and China 
  • Standardized operation from pick-up to delivery 
  • Secure and monitored loading and handling 
  • State-of-the-art Track and Trace 
  • Efficient handling of transit formalities 
  • Regular departures between major business centers 
  • Defined and highly reliable door-to-door lead times 
  • Excludes dangerous goods
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DHL RailConnect Less-than-Container-Load (LCL)
  • Fast & secure transportation of your Less-than-Container-Load (LCL) cargo
  • Regular departures from major business centers across Europe and China
  • Defined & reliable transit times

Flexible, environmentally friendly Less-than-Container-Load (LCL) rail multi-modal services that provides/offers reliable and pre-defined scheduled departures. 

Fast, secure & cost efficient transportation, connecting Asia Pacific and Europe – both west and eastbound.

  • Standard loading unit: pallets, cartons or boxes
  • Service covering origins/destinations in China and Europe
  • Regular departures between major business centers, with connections between DHL’s regional networks, via dedicated rail hubs in Europe and China
  • Standardized operation from pick-up to delivery, with defined and highly reliable door-to-door lead times 
  • Secure and monitored loading and handling
  • State-of-the-art Track and Trace
  • Efficient handling of transit formalities
  • Pick-up and delivery via DHL road networks
  • Maximum dimensions per item: 240cm (L) x 220cm (W) x 220cm (H)
  • Excludes dangerous goods
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Why Choose Us?

  • Pre-defined schedule and capacity providing fast and secure connection between Asia and Europe and/or Europe to Asia
  • A range of flexible Rail and Multimodal transport solutions at a cost efficient rate including a suite of value added services ensure that you receive the quality service you expect from DHL
  • Environment-friendly; helping you to meet your environmental responsibility commitments

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