Railway connections from Asia

Unique hub to the Far East

Nurminen Logistics offers reliable and environmentally friendly transport by train for your cargo to cities across China and other parts of Asia. Regular train service and excellent onward connections ensure punctual deliveries to China and back from all over Europe.
Fast
A container train from China in just 12 days.
Ecological
Emissions from a train are up to 98% lower than from other modes of transport.
Reliable
Diverse equipment, extensive know-how and partnerships at home and abroad guarantee punctual deliveries.
Helsinki Shanghai

CO2 Calculator

Be a pioneer in green logistics and use a train! – With our CO2 calculator you can compare the carbon footprint of your transport in different modes of transport.

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With decades of experience
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Nurminen has decades of know-how and expertise in rail freight forwarding. We carry your cargo certified in containers, woodchips, stanchions, tanks, steel coil, or temperature-controlled wagons.
  • Door-to-door deliveries

    If you wish, we can also take care of the feeder traffic and door-to-door transport for you. From Chongqing, for example, your cargo will reach all the main ports in China in just three days.
  • Secure and trackable

    Thanks to a real-time tracking system, you can reliably track the progress of your shipment and train throughout the journey.
  • Temperature-controlled transport

    We provide regular and scheduled two-way rail transport from Helsinki to Tornio-Haaparanta and from Narvik to Haaparanta and back. Our railway connections from Gävle and Umeå also allow us to extensively reach different Swedish localities.

    On this route, we also provide unique temperature-controlled rail transport from Helsinki to Asia and back. In addition to food, the containers can carry all products that require temperature-controlled conditions, such as chemicals or medicines. The temperature of the container can be adjusted between -25 and +25 degrees as needed.
Frequently asked questions
Here you can find our frequently asked questions and answers to them. If you cannot find the answer to your question, please contact us.
  • What kinds of goods can be transported by train?

    Just about anything that fits in a 45’ container can be transported as train cargo, from components to cars.
    We take on both full containers and break-bulk cargo. The temperature of the containers can be adjusted between +25 and -25 degrees Celsius, and as such we also transport products that require temperature control, such as chemicals
  • What information do I need to make a reservation?

    We need you to provide us information on the sender and recipient, as well as what kind of goods you are transporting and when they can be picked up. In addition, we will need information on the weight, volume (cubic metres) and number of pieces of the cargo.
  • When is it better to reserve an entire container rather than transporting as break-bulk cargo?

    Usually once the cargo reaches 30 cubic metres, it is not worth transporting as break-bulk cargo and it is better to reserve an entire container.

Contact us

Marjut Linnajärvi

VP, Sales and Rail Operations
+358 40 571 5034 marjut.linnajarvi@nurminenlogistics.com

Mika Ritonen

Team Leader, Rail and Multimodal Services
+358 44 728 2727 mika.ritonen@nurminenlogistics.com

Elina Hicks

Sales and Business Development Specialist
+358 44 507 1351 elina.hicks@nurminenlogistics.com
Additional services
We view logistics as a service. We cater for all your needs from packaging to warehousing as well as forwarding to transit services. Every consignment is unique to us and in accordance with the customer’s wishes.