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METRANS

HHLA’s subsidiary Metrans provides highly frequent rail connections from the seaports on the North Sea and the Adriatic in order to serve the export-oriented economies of Central Europe. The company is the market leader for seaport-hinterland container traffic with Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe. The company’s own inland terminals, special locomotives and environmentally friendly container wagons make flexible, high-quality services possible. Metrans offers complete customer service, covering trucking, Customs clearance, container storage and other essentials.

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Closer cooperation between HHLA and TransContainer
HHLA rail subsidiary Metrans is expanding its cooperation with the largest provider of intermodal transport in Russia.
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Hamburg is like a second home for us

Peter Kiss, CEO of Metrans Group, on growth plans, investments and developments in hinterland services.

 

A glimpse at the engine

This multi-system locomotive pulls trains weighing up to 2,200 tonnes – and it does this in seven countries, each with their own electricity grid. 

 

A hub in the hinterland

A short animation shows the inner workings of HHLA subsidiary Metrans hub terminals in the European hinterland.

 

Metrans’ Story of Success

Since 1991, the strong Metrans network grows and contributes greatly to the further development of Europe’s largest rail port Hamburg.

 

World First on Hamburg Rails

Metrans is using the first hybrid locomotives for heavy-duty shunting at the Port of Hamburg. They reduce emissions by up to 70 percent.

 

On the track with the a Metrans shunter

Through the Port of Hamburg accompany an engine driver from the freight railway station "Alte Süderelbe" to the container terminals.

 

More Containers, less noise

At HHLA’s Metrans subsidiary, containers roll aboard the company fleet in a particularly ecological way.