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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. 


How Switzerland wants to develop rail transport

4 May 2023 | By

Dr Peter Füglistaler, Director of the Federal Office of Transport (FOT), discusses the ways in which both passenger and rail freight transport in Switzerland must be developed, including the need to expand infrastructure and the potential for Digital Automatic Coupling (DAC).