GBRf's new intermodal service highlights the importance of removing freight from roads and is a further step in reducing the environmental impact of cargo transportation.
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Specifically made for grain, the covered hopper railcar introduces the Tsunami Gate - a state-of-the-art door and hatch system that permits shippers to customise the discharge speed of grain.
Rail freight operator, Lineas, is doubling its freight capacity from 2,600 to 5,300 containers a week, in a bid to remove traffic from the road and keep the rail freight industry moving.
The contracts will see an additional 56 molten sulphur tank cars added to the United Wagon Company (UWC) fleet, complete with thermal insulation and heating system facilities.
In a bid to increase the amount of freight that is transported by train in New Zealand, new investment will ensure trains are faster, more reliable and less susceptible to delays.
The rail sector is rarely perceived to be at the forefront of cutting-edge logistics technology. But this could not be further from the truth; huge strides are now being made to modernise rail by enlisting the latest technology and the best creative minds. Alex Veitch, Head of Multimodal Policy at…
Danny Broad, Chief Executive Officer of the Australasian Railway Association (ARA), provides an overview of three exciting and innovative projects being implemented by Australian rail freight operators which highlight how rail freight in the country is being transformed.
Moving freight by rail is no doubt the most energy-efficient means of land-based transportation, but as Libor Lochman, Executive Director of the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) explains, more must still be done to entice potential customers onto rail and achieve a modal shift for freight.
The United Wagon Company (UWC) will supply 400 articulated LPG tank rolling stock to the TEXOL Group by early 2021 following the 400 already purchased at the beginning of 2019.
The acquisition of new freight rolling stock, financed by the KfW IPEX-Bank, which is thought to be in the region of €211 million, will be more efficient than the equipment it is replacing.