Depending on the Origin/Destination Countries, the total door-to-door delivery including import customs clearance, and tax usually takes about 30-35 days for rail shipping from China to Europe.
China Europe Rail freight transportation is safe, the whole process has GPS tracking, so your cargo can’t be getting stolen or lost during transit.
Yes, rail freight between China and Europe is cheaper than truck delivery, but delivery time is about 7-10 days longer than the truck freight.
It depends on your cargo type, total weight, and delivery countries, and reference rail freight rates from China to Europe countries are around US$2/KG from China to Europe.
Sure it can, the rail freight is very flexible, and a wide variety of goods are accepted for transportation, and services available include FCL & LCL shipments.