From July 2021, the AlbatrosExpress network will also extend to Milan and Verona. The AlbatrosExpress trains will run up to ten times a week between the northern Italian industrial belt and the German seaports and between the western ports as well. The Italian services are operated in partnership with Kombiverkehr and Optimodal. In recent months, the Alpine transit by rail had proved not only to be a climate-friendly alternative, but also a crisis-proof alternative. TFG is also responding to the strong growth in container and intermodal transport as the seaports of Antwerp and Rotterdam.
For example, TFG connects Regensburg with Rotterdam and Antwerp and is expanding her daily western ports offer by ten new departures a week. TFG´s new portfolio for the western ports thus includes flexible and high-frequency connections between Regensburg, Nuremberg, Munich, Burghausen, Ludwigshafen, Wolfurt and the major container terminals for the maritime sector in Rotterdam and Antwerp. In addition to combined transport, single-car transport is also offered on all routes. With this international positioning and new range of services in the western, northern and southern ports, TFG is expanding her network and offering hits customers additional international transport solutions every day.
„We are very pleased to continue to meet the demands of our customers and to offer them an even wider range of intermodal solutions on environmentally friendly railways, especially in theses challenging times. Whether western, northern or southern ports – we offer tailor-made solutions across six ports and 27 terminals “, explains Frank Erschkat, CEO of TFG Transfracht.
About TFG Transfracht:
TFG Transfracht is the market leader in containerized seaport hinterland transport of German seaports. With its comprehensive AlbatrosExpress network, TFG Transfracht connects the ports of Hamburg, Bremerhaven, Wilhelmshaven, Koper, Rotterdam and Antwerp with more than 15,000 locations in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Italy on a daily base. TFG Transfracht is a company of Deutsche Bahn AG with a transport volume of over 900,000 TEU (2020).