Samskip’s rail services offers our customers the possibility to access Samskip’s extensive rail network into Scandinavia, West- and Southern-Europe. With our rail services we strive to contribute in making the transport our customers’ goods more sustainable and environmental-friendly in order to reduce carbon emissions.

Our daily rail departures to Sweden and Southern-Europe are key to Samskip’s Pan-European transport network. With many years’ experience in intermodal transport we have built up valuable experience, knowledge, strong local presence as well as an extensive customer base.
Besides door-to-door services, we also offer terminal-to-terminal services where our terminals serve as hubs for third-parties’ own delivery and collection. With our intermodal rail service, Samskip offers our customers a reliable and frequent service with dedicated capacity and fast transit times

Unique advantages rail services

  • Connections to an extensive multimodal rail network in Europe
  • Connections to our shortsea network in Europe
  • Offering a sustainable and environmentally friendly transport solution with a significant reduction of CO2-emissions
  • Wide range of Intermodal equipment available (Mega)trailers, 20-45ft containers, reefers, flat racks, curtainsiders, swap-bodies.
  • Scheduled integrity of our rail shuttles
  • Experienced in a wide range of commodities and project cargo
  • Dedicated team of professionals specialized in intermodal transport
  • Local points of contact with extensive knowledge about intermodal transport 
  • Company owned rail terminal in the German Ruhr-area
  • Equipment available on all terminals we serve
  • Own trucking capacity available for large volumes within short time frame
  • Just-in-case pick-up and delivery
  • Urgent loads receive prioritized attention and expedited handling to serve our clients' needs effectively


  • Sweden
  • Norway
  • Germany
  • BeNeLux
  • Italy
  • Turkey
  • Spain
  • China

Samskip Multimodal Rail Terminal

  • Dedicated rail terminal, fully operated by Samskip
  • 8 rail tracks of 720 meters each
  • Own shunting locomotive
  • 2 Mobile cranes
  • Trailer slots and container slots available
  • Maintenance facilities
  • High tech CCTV security system
  • OCR Scanning
  • 24/7 security
  • Terminal and sales office at terminal

Rail schedules

Up-to-date schedules and terminal information can be found on the Samskip Schedule page : Network Schedules - Samskip