Freight

Friday, 08 December 2017 00:00

DB Network apologises for Rastatt disruption

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…
Thursday, 07 December 2017 04:50

TX Logistik establishes Swiss subsidiary

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…
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…
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…
Thursday, 30 November 2017 04:54

Hupac and CRRC to cooperate on 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.
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…
Friday, 24 November 2017 08:59

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…
Friday, 24 November 2017 05:34

SNCF 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…
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).
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…
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