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Swiss rail freight continues to gain market share SWITZERLAND’s rail freight operators continued to gain market share from road in 2016, according to figures published this week by the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).
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GERMAN infrastructure manager DB Network has apologised to rail freight operators using the Karlsruhe - Basle Rhine Valley Line for the extensive disruption which occurred in the wake of the collapse of a new tunnel...
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TX Logistik, a subsidiary of the FS rail freight unit Mercitalia, will provide traction for all of its operations in Switzerland on December 10, when the company’s newly-established Swiss subsidiary will launch its new Swiss...
metrans-orders-more-traxx-locomotives-from-bombardier
GERMAN rail freight operator Metrans has awarded a contract to Bombardier for an additional 10 Traxx F140MS multi-system electric locomotives in order to be able to operate more trains using its own motive power. The 5.7MW...
rio-tinto-plans-$a-260m-rail-spend-as-autohaul-project-moves-forward
GLOBAL mining company Rio Tinto provided updates on progress with its AutoHaul driverless train project and plans for upcoming capital expenditure on its heavy-haul iron-ore rail network in the Pilbara region at an investor seminar...
hupac-and-crrc-to-cooperate-on-flat-wagon-production
SWISS intermodal operator Hupac has signed a supply contract with CRRC for new 19-metre flat wagons, which will be developed by Hupac and manufactured by CRRC.   Under the two-year supply contract, the Chinese company will also...
new-freight-line-aims-to-boost-brazilian-agriculture-exports
THE government of the Brazilian state of Paraná held an event in São Paulo on November 28 during which it presented plans for a new freight railway that will improve the flow of agricultural products...
roland-bosch-named-db-cargo-ceo
THE Supervisory Board of DB Cargo has appointed Dr Roland Bosch as CEO with effect from December 1 succeeding Dr Jürgen Wilder, who chose to leave DB Cargo in late October by mutual consent. As...
sncf-network-develops-alternative-route-to-le-havre
FRENCH infrastructure manager SNCF Network is planning to close the Gisors - Serqueux line in Normandy for two years to enable electrification and modernisation of the 50km line, which will become an alternative route for...
swiss-rail-freight-continues-to-gain-market-share
SWITZERLAND’s rail freight operators continued to gain market share from road in 2016, according to figures published this week by the Federal Statistical Office (FSO). Rail’s market share increased by 0.9% compared with the previous year,...
canadian-government-to-take-legal-action-against-omnitrax
WHAT began with a 200-year flood event may now be brought to a close through legal action, as the Canadian government is following through with an ultimatum it issued to OmniTrax in October to repair...

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