The collaboration between the two companies will see the CoolRail freight service expand to the UK, the Nordic countries, Germany and Poland, among others.
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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.
The UK government is investing £17 million into track and signalling infrastructure to support the lengthening of freight trains at Southampton's docks.
By connecting two of Europe's largest ports with the most important economic hubs in Germany, DB Cargo can take 70,000 lorries off of the roads.
With the UK rail network set to end franchising, Logistics UK has called for rail freight operations to be safeguarded during the reform.
Knorr-Bremse Switzerland is to integrate Israeli startup Rail Vision's electro-optic obstacle detection systems into SBB Cargo shunting locomotives for extended prototype testing.
Transfesa Logistics' new route, in partnership with UK supermarket chain Tesco, will begin at Almussafes, Spain, and end at Barking, UK.
Rail Freight Forward members and sector associations have welcomed an MoU for the development of European Digital Automatic Coupling (DAC) for rail freight.
ERFA - the European Rail Freight Association - has welcomed the adoption by the European Parliament of the proposed European Regulation that establishes measures for a sustainable rail market.
As part of our A Digital Future for Rail Freight In-Depth Focus, Global Railway Review asked this panel of experts: Do you think the rail freight sector has a positive attitude towards innovation to increase the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of rail freight transportation?
Colleagues from the Technical Innovation Circle for Rail Freight Transport (TIS), Project Manager, Stefan Hagenlocher, and Spokesman, Jürgen Hüllen, explain the objectives of the TIS towards strengthening the rail freight transport sector by supporting the growth and development of innovative freight wagons and intelligent freight trains.
Results from recent polls on behalf of the OneRail Coalition and the Association of American Railroads, show that Americans continue to support the development of passenger rail travel and the importance of rail freight in reducing the transportation sector’s impact on climate change.
Freight transport in Europe is expected to grow by 30 per cent by 2030 and, as part of the Rail Freight Forward initiative, Transfesa Logistics is committed to growing the portion of rail transport from the current 18 per cent to 30 per cent, thereby saving 290 million tonnes of CO2.…
The deals with HS2 contractors will see GB Railfreight join forces with Rail Stone Solutions to deliver aggregates by rail to the high-speed rail project’s main construction compounds.
Siemens Mobility will deliver a total of 400 electric and diesel hybrid locomotives to DB Cargo, with the first delivery expected in 2023.