Designed for the efficient transport of both roundwood and sawn timber, the timber wagon reduces empty runs, increases payload capacity, and minimizes the need for additional train runs.
The proposals, adopted during the Council's recent meeting, focus on adjusting the heavy vehicle charge (HVC) and increasing financial support for rail transport on shorter routes.
The branch will offer a range of services including air, road, and rail freight, intermodal solutions, and a focus on developing warehousing services.
The initiative, pushed by Adif, is aimed to foster collaboration among various stakeholders, including shippers, logistics operators, road transport firms, railway companies, and port authorities.
Established with a rail license secured in November 2023, the subsidiary will oversee operations related to machine transport, work trains, and freight.
The total volume of goods transported fell slightly to 398 billion tonne-kilometers, a decrease of 0.5% compared to the previous year.
Joint objectives and measures to shift significantly more goods from road to environmentally friendly rail transport were presented by Daniel Zadra, State Councillor for Mobility, and Andreas Matthä, CEO of ÖBB.
RCG integrates road and rail transport with an environmentally conscious approach to transport goods from Vienna-Schwechat to Tyrol efficiently.
The new route is expected to facilitate fast and reliable transport of various goods, including fertilizers, construction materials, and food products, thus improving logistical connectivity between Lithuania and Ukraine.
Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane (FS) and MSC Group will commonly enhance freight transport logistics between Italian and European ports.
An exclusive interview with Maria Leenen, CEO of SCI Verkehr, discusses the intricacies of the international rail and logistics sector. Key trends shaping global rail freight and the impact of technological advances are highlighted.
The twelve 200 kW fuel cell engines, scheduled for delivery in 2023, will power CPKC's hydrogen-powered locomotives designed for mainline switching and local freight service in Canada.
J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. and BNSF Railway have rolled out Quantum, a new service designed to move goods quickly and reliably by rail, targeting customers who usually depend on trucking.
The Port of Barcelona has started a direct freight rail service with the French cities of Toulouse and Lyon using a maximum permittable European train length of 750 metres.
The new facility aims to double the capacity of transloaded trailers to 50,000 per year.
XPO Logistics has launched a new multimodal route between Italy and Germany, combining road and rail.