Hungary – planned railway traffic restrictions on MAV networks

Restrictions that will result in an impact on the operation of METRANS BUDAPEST terminal – UPDATE No. 2 Vased on the information received from Hungarian State Railways (MÁV), we would like to inform you about the next phases of necessary and planned railway closures inOctober and November. On transport line no. 227, leading to our […]

Hungary – limited border crossing for freight transport

Based on a decision of Hungarian state authorities, the border crossings to enter Hungary with a freight has been limited. Effective from 01.09.2020, at 0:00, a new governmental decree has become valid, where Hungary closed all borders for all foreigners. The entrance to Hungary is allowed only to citizens of Hungary, or citizens having a […]

Temporary Rail Lines Closures during September 2020 in Slovenia

Following extensive closures of rail lines in Slovenia in August 2020 impacting METRANS trains routed to and from the port of Koper, more rail line closures are planned for September 2020. The restrictions mentioned above may have an affect on transit time of our trains from / to Koper. Closures of the Ljubljana – Jesenice line: […]

New METRANS Operation at GUT Gernsheim from 01.09.2020

METRANS Group, in cooperation with GUT Gernsheim, is launching a joint new intermodal product, which will strengthen the hinterland transportation between the northern German ports of Hamburg & Bremerhaven Germany, with Gernsheim. The city of Gernsheim, situated straight on the Rhine, with excellent road links to the industrial centers in Hessen, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Bavaria, and Rhineland-Pfalz […]

A New New Silk Road Routing: The Use of Kaliningrad Railway

DBO Bahnoperator & METRANS, along with PKP Cargo, and JSC UTLC ERA tested a new route for the China-Europe-China container trains as the New Silk Road continues to grow. At the beginning of July, the first test train on the New Silk Road arrived after the 11-day journey from China to the Dzerzhinskaya-Novaya station, in the […]

METRANS trains premiered the reopening of Negrelli Viaduct in Prague

The longest railway bridge in Czechia and the second oldest bridge in Prague, the Negrelli Viaduct, was reopened on 31 May 2020 after 3 years of reconstruction. When opened in 1850, it was the longest bridge in Europe and it remains a vital connection of both Vltava river banks by today. Used by our trains […]


On a transport line no. 227, leading to our METRANS BUCS terminal via Gubacsi Bridge, MÁV is planning the second and third phase of necessary construction works and a complete railway closure in the following periods:  From 26 June 2020 (Friday) – 06:00 until 29 June 2020 (Monday) – 02:00 From 31 July 2020 (Friday) […]