During 26th October,
2015, a private railway operator Train Hungary Branch office Zagreb has
delivered the first quantity of cargo to Port of Rijeka. Thanks to the
liberalization of Croatian market in railway transportation of cargo,
Train Hungary Branch office Zagreb has transported part of total quantity about
20.000 tons of sugar beet cuts, intended for stuffing
containers and export through Port of Rijeka for the market of Far East.
Legislative framework of the Republic
of Croatian accession to the EU, enabled the liberalization
of the market for rail freight transport and entry of
private operators. A larger number of private rail operators in transport
of goods brings more competition, more efficient and a better
flow of cargo in the land transportation of Rijeka
traffic route, what makes the whole transport route more competitive and consequently
offers a possibility for acquisition new volumes of cargo and increasing of
turnover of the Port of Rijeka.