As part of the order for 20 modernised locomotives, ZSSK CARGO now has four locomotives in its fleet. One of them was manufactured in Croatia.
The financing is structured as a Green Loan, and EUROWAGON will lease the intermodal wagons to its customers, mainly in Western Europe.
Fenniarail, one of few Finnish rail freight carriers, has its first Vectron locomotive produced in Siemens’s Munich-Allach facility. This locomotive is the first privately owned electric locomotive in Finland.
The inaugural dispatch of an export train carrying 3,000 tonnes of flour, oilseeds, and 2,000 tonnes of consumer goods marks a new chapter in bilateral trade.
At the beginning of August, the heaviest rainfall in a quarter of a century heavily impacted Norway. Mudslides, washout-out tracks and even collapsed bridges caused some of the vital lines to close for traffic.
European Commission gives the green light to a joint venture between Samskip, Duisport and TX Logistik
The joint venture will operate the bimodal rail/road terminal in Krefeld-Uerdingen, Duisburg, known as the "Ziel Terminal".
Bettina Castillo, former IKEA logistics manager, to take over Rail Cargo Austria AG's production and maintenance department as of 2024. She succeeds Imre Kovács, who becomes Senior Advisor for Eastern and South-Eastern Europe at ÖBB.
Efforts underway to minimize the impact of the recent accident on the supply chain and freight traffic.
Georgia Central Railways and the Heart of Georgia Railroad, both under the umbrella of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W), have approached the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) seeking approval to trial a zero-emission rail-freight technology developed by Parallel Systems on selected segments of their rail networks.
Thein Industry Group, through its company Lokorent Services, a leading player in the field of long-term locomotive and rolling stock rental, has taken another significant step in its expansion into the European market. After its successes in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, it has set Poland as its next strategic target.
A team of researchers from the Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien) has carried out a project on behalf of the ÖBB to explore the future of mobility in Austria.
Operail is facing an 83% reduction in cargo volumes due to the impact of the war in Ukraine, resulting in projected losses for the first half of the year. Despite this setback, the company is actively seeking new opportunities to counteract the decline in cargo volumes.
The project aims to transform the terminal into a strategic logistics hub for freight traffic on the Mediterranean and Atlantic corridors.
The support aims to keep single wagonload traffic on Hungarian railways. Although this form of rail freight is not profitable on a market basis, it is claimed to be helpful on a national economic level.
This container allows for up to twice the amount of products to be transported compared to traditional containers.
In 2022, hauliers in Poland transported more than 88.5 million tonnes of freight and performed 27.4 billion tonne-kilometres. The weight of freight transported will increase by 2.7% compared to the previous year, while the transport work performed will increase by 10.5%.
Green Cargo, Sweden’s largest rail freight carrier, will replace TRAXX locomotives used for traffic from Swedish Malmö to German Maschen with ten Vectron locomotives leased from two different leasing companies.
The expanded design of the new tunnel can accommodate European standard freight trains, paving the way for improved rail connectivity and the future link to the Terzo Valico dei Giovi.