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Rail freight is incredibly important. Whether it is helping to remove lorries off the roads and drastically reducing congestion, or transporting goods that we consume every day, all countries rely on rail freight to provide a faster, greener, safer and more efficient way of transporting goods than via road or air.

Our rail freight content focuses on the biggest trends and developments in helping advance cargo movement by rail and create a modal shift. 

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The opportunities ahead to grow and develop U.S. rail freight

15 February 2021 | By

Ian Jefferies, President and CEO of the Association of American Railroads (AAR), outlines the significant role that rail freight played during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how, in the years to come, this role will only continue to grow and develop in order to support a prosperous future for railroads, their customers and…

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Global Railway Review Issue 1 2021

12 February 2021 | By

In this issue, we feature articles from leading industry experts on a vast range of topics including: Restoring the critical role of passenger rail in Canada; details of rail improvements for Metrolinx; the opportunities ahead for U.S. rail freight; and HS1’s sustainability strategy.

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Indian Railways’ Dedicated Freight Corridors – set to transform transportation

14 January 2021 | By

Sachinder Mohan Sharma, Group General Manager at the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL), explores the details behind building a corridor with appropriate technology that enables Indian Railways to regain its market share of freight transport by creating additional capacity and guaranteeing efficient, reliable, safe and cheaper options…