The Truth About Eurasian Rail Freight Transport
By Chris B. Wensink
The bulk of railway freight between Asia and Europe crosses Russian territory. Yet the route has not been the focus of Western sanctions – so far.
China Cargo Train Routes Face Backlash in Finland
By Jukka Aukia
A Finnish state media documentary raises questions about the Kouvola-Xi’an train connection – and, implicitly, the wider China-Finland relationship.
China to Europe By Way of Azerbaijan’s Trans-Caspian Gateway
By Fuad Shahbazov
The Trans-Caspian International Transit Route is set to reinvigorate regional economic growth.
How an Overlooked Provincial Capital Became a Silk Road Hub
By Alessandra Colarizi
Zhengzhou, the capital of Henan, is emerging as the key transit node for the Belt and Road in northern China.