Mathias Leiner, 44, will start as the second managing director at ERS Railways. In this position, he will take over the management of the Hamburg-based intermodal transport operator together with managing director Bernd Decker.
Wascosa developed alternative to the traditional single-purpose dedicated wagon - the flex freight system®
The flex freight system is a modular concept that allows flexible utilization of a container flat wagon with a variety of superstructures that can be mounted on top according to the type of product to be transported, increasing the flexibility of the use of the base rail wagon.
Its forecasts show that up to 60% more goods could be transported by Swiss rail by 2050.
Program to promote transferring freight transport through the Swiss Alps from road to rail will continue
The continuation of the project will contribute to environmental protection and relieve the Swiss road network.
Swiss railway companies are proposing four measures to help ensure capacity and stabilize operation.
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 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.
XLoad equipment enables significantly higher trailer loads. In addition to the vehicles, the contract also involves their maintenance.
The 1,910-metre-long train of 25 railcars will travel along the Albula/Bernina UNESCO World Heritage route from Preda to Bergün and on over the Landwasser Viaduct.
4,100 truck journeys were saved thanks to rail transport. ÖBB Rail Cargo Group transports the new casing of the Swiss highway tunnel
Since April 2021, 20 wagons loaded with segments for a highway tunnel have been rolling from Tyrol to Switzerland once a week. The total volume of the future-oriented end-to-end transport is 60,000 tonnes.
The first of a total of 28 trams of this type are expected to be operated in this city in 2025. Trams are made by Swiss rail vehicle manufacturer Stadler and were ordered by Rostocker Strassenbahn AG (RSAG)
The Swiss Federal Council reconsidered the long-term outlook of its rail strategy.
Seven more Giruno trains heading to Switzerland. These trainsets will be supplied to Swiss Railways SBB by Stadler.
Trains have to be able to run on the high-speed Deutsche Bahn network. Because SBB wants to extend its international lines to Germany from 2026 probably.
In an initial call-off order, Stadler will deliver 286 vehicles, representing an order volume of around two billion Swiss francs.