Freight

A group of rail freight operators and logistics companies has launched a project which aims to enhance intermodal transport services by embracing digital technologies.
THE Swiss Federal Council has ratified a recommendation that the board of directors of SBB Cargo should be strengthened, its independence increased and business partners or major customers be invited…
EUROPE’s North Sea-Mediterranean Rail Freight Corridor 2 (RFC 2) was set up in 2013 and runs from London, Dunkerque, Antwerp and Amsterdam through France to Marseille with a branch to…
POLAND’s largest rail freight operator PKP Cargo has reached an agreement with Minezit SE to acquire its remaining 20% stake in Czech rail freight operator Advanced World Cargo (AWT).
US Class 1 railway CSX announced the replacement of three of its senior executives, and the cancellation of its October 30 investor day, on October 25 prompting a 3.82% drop…
BRAZILIAN rail freight and logistics operator Rumo has signed an agreement with GE Transportation for the installation of GE’s Trip Optimizer energy management system on its locomotive fleet.
RUSSIAN Railways (RZD) says it is pressing ahead with the development of a concept for a high-speed freight train with the aim of capturing a slice of the market for…
SWEDISH infrastructure manager Trafikverket has increased the maximum axleload on the southern section of the 473km Iron Ore Line from Luleå to the Norwegian port of Narvik from 30 to…
THE Lithuanian parliament voted on October 10 in favour the Rail Baltica project to build an 870km standard-gauge 240km/h mixed-traffic railway linking the Baltic state capitals with Poland and the…
STYRIAN Local Railways (StLB) is planning to expand its Graz South intermodal terminal, which is located near Kalsdorf in southern Austria, to increase handling capacity.
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