Operail Leasing sold 807 leased cars. The successful companies in the auction were ATASU Group from Kazakhstan and Skinest Rail from Estonia, to whom the leased cars were sold for a total of EUR 22.1 million.
Since mid-January, the rail logistics company, which is part of Mercitalia Logistics, has been operating one round trip per week between the Jade-Weser port and the rail terminals in Nuremberg and Kornwestheim.
The order is worth EUR 50 million and the trains will be manufactured at the Škoda Group's Finnish production plant in Otanmäki.
The investment will go into cranes that will be used for fast, safe, and automated container handling.
The wagon keeper ERMEWA SA, the workshop and wagon builder INVEHO and the French Research Institute for Railway Technology IRT RAILENIUM have set up their joint research and innovation project Maintenance 4.0 (M4.0). With the M4.0 project, these rail freight companies have set themselves the goal of promoting condition-based and predictive maintenance.
EU data show that Russia is at the center of a rail freight route that supplies Western arms manufacturers with a steady supply of the metals needed to produce the microchips, electronics, and ammunition used in modern weaponry.
All newly built GATX T3000e cars will now be fitted with this sensor as standard, while older models will be soon retrofitted.
In 2022, PKP LHS Company carried 11.108 million tonnes. According to the company, it happened despite the ongoing armed conflict in Ukraine, the closure of the borders with Russia and Belarus, and the Black Sea ports.
DB Cargo's Spanish subsidiary Transfesa made its first journey between the French city of Perpignan and the port of Barcelona with 100 % DB Cargo power and new locomotives.
The new line will enable rail freight transport to and from the port of Constanta, a major hub on the Black Sea.
The new company’s operating business has been entrusted to Violeta Vlasoviene, Managing Director of VTG Rail Logistics Baltics.
The service, which launched last week, will run between Scotland and the Midlands, Monday to Friday. Targeted at express parcels and third-party delivery companies, it will primarily deal with the next-day delivery of consumer goods.
Operational cargo turnover in 2022 amounted to 252 billion ton-kilometers, which is 5.3% more than in 2021.
Almost 4,500 km of High-Speed Railway (HSR) lines are planned for the Three Seas Region. The first sections, including the Warsaw – Łódź route, should be launched as early as 2028.
The new RC dual-mode vehicles will gradually replace the diesel locomotives previously used in long-distance transport.
Last year, ČD Cargo's market share reached 58.43 %.
Geopolitical tensions, the energy crisis, and ongoing disruptions in supply chains put sustained pressure on the container segment. This affected the throughput of this port, which was down 0.7% year-on-year to 286.9 million tons of cargo.
With the new investment, OTIV will further develop the technology platform and accelerate its pilot projects and implementation with customers in the rail industry.
LDZ CARGO has received the European single safety certificate for transport in Estonia. The service is dedicated to transporting cooking oils for a US customer.
The Estonian state-owned railway company Operail has signed the contract of sale of its subsidiary Operail Finland, which provides freight transport services in Finland. The sales price is 27.7 million euros as a result of the sales process competition.