DP World have announced that its two deep-water ports at Southampton and London Gateway have become the first in the UK capable of handling Freightliner’s new 775m-long intermodal container trains.
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Rail Freight News
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.
A new partnership between ÖBB RCG and Pasifik Eurasia will see the two rail freight companies work to develop freight transportation between Europe and Asia.
One of DB Cargo’s DE6400 freight locomotives is to be equipped with state-of-the-art ETCS technology for service in Belgium and the Netherlands.
The Kijfhoek marshalling yard will receive automated and digital systems to help optimise yard operations and improve efficiency, reliability and safety.
The UK government has announced the formation of a new public body, Great British Railways, which will bring the UK's railways under single, accountable national leadership.
Ahead of the publication of the UK government's Rail White Paper, GB Railfreight has called for the appointment of a 'Freight Evangelist’ to steer the UK rail freight sector and assure future growth.
The agreement is part of Etihad Rail’s long-term digital innovation strategy and will enable the streamlining of service provision in the logistics sector through digital solutions.
ARA has welcomed the wide range of rail funding announcements that were confirmed in the Australian government's 2021-22 Federal Budget.
A new report has found that the number of non-incumbent operators in the European rail freight market has increased to one third of the market share.
By combining the TransFER Budapest–Brno and Budapest–Köseköy connections, ÖBB RCG will be able to transport goods directly from Turkey to Hungary and the Czech Republic.
CER has released the April 2021 figures for passenger, freight and, for the first time, infrastructure services from its updated 'COVID Impact Tracker'.
The acquisition will allow Lineas and IRP to extend their already good collaboration and further integrate their operations to offer even better solutions for customers.
The Rail Delivery Group's newest report outlines that rail freight delivers £2.5 billion in economic and social benefits to the UK annually, as well as significantly contributing to sustainability targets.
In order to reduce the impact of rail noise on German residents, DB Cargo has implemented a range of measures, including noise protection walls, to achieve its reduction target.