The container terminal Niederglatt/Zurich, operated by Swissterminal Group, will offer a new direct rail link to the Rail Hub Milano in Melzo/Milano with five departures per week from 2 July 2018. This new connection is operated by intermodal operator Hannibal, which is part of the Contship Italia Group.

In addition, the Schweizerzug, a transport product by Swissterminal Group, will increase its service connection between Niederglatt and Frenkendorf to four links per week at the same time. Frenkendorf offers direct rail links to Antwerp and Neuss (Germany). Via Neuss, there are further connections to Rotterdam and Antwerp respectively, either via barge or rail.