After nearly a year of test drives, the Finnish Transport and Communication Agency Traficom granted permission for the first C30-MF locomotive constructed in Operail’s depot in Tapa, Estonia, to operate on the Finnish public railway.
The Danube bridge is linking Buda and Pest in the Hungarian capital and plays a significant role in international railway traffic. Thanks to the construction of the third lane, there will be a significant increase in the capacity of rail freight and passenger transport.
EU presidency Transport Minister Martin Kupka: digitalisation is a way to make significant savings in terms of the efficiency of transport connections. Another topic of the EU presidency is the further development of the TEN-T network – key routes across Europe, both on rail and in other modes of transport.
New research regarding LiDAR technology allows train driver to see environment behind train and detect objects on tracks.
The research of FH Aachen aims to develop a train shunting assistance system based on an advanced sensor set including Blickfeld LiDAR technology.
Swiss combined transport operator Hupac has stated in its half-yearly report that despite lively demand, traffic in the first half of 2022 stagnated at the previous year's level with an increase of 1%. A negative impact had construction activity in Germany in April and June.
The company has announced that they establish three new lines and one updating trip.
This step makes Amazon a full-fledged competitor to other freight transport providers.
The German government is responding to the current energy crisis by replacing gas-fired power production with the renewed running of coal-fired power plants. However, this could lead to a collapse in rail freight transport.
A pilot project of the Pro-Rail Alliance and Menlo79 GmbH aims to see if it is possible to ease the strain on Germany's rail network, which is at its limits in many places.
With the new TransFER Mělník-Wilhelmshaven train, the ÖBB Rail Cargo Group (RCG) sets new standards in the Czech freight transport market.
Olaf Krüger: The single wagon system of the state railways is not competitive; the rail freight sector must develop a new product for single loads
Co-founder of the INTERNATIONAL RAIL FREIGHT BUSINESS ASSOCIATION (IBS) e.V. and his views on the current challenges in rail transport.
The new locomotives would guarantee high vehicle availability and reliable rail freight transport. The leasing period will start in 2024 and last for eight years.
The reason for the increase in the number of train connections on this route through Switzerland is the growing demand in both economic regions for rail transport capacity.
General Manager and Chairman of UIRR: his views on the actual challenges in railway transport
The Great British Railways Transition Team (GBRTT), as part of its effort to decarbonise freight transport by reducing the number of lorries on the road, has published a call for evidence on how to increase rail freight in the UK.
LTG Cargo to start cooperation with Kazakhstan. For the first time, it will provide locomotive rental services in this country.
At the same time, LTG Cargo will aim to strengthen the intermodal Trans-Caspian logistics corridor in order to new alternatives for transporting freight from Asia to Klaipėda Seaport.
Chairperson of Association of Private Freight Wagon Users and his point of view about SMART ASSETS.
The number of containers transported by rail rose as well.