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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.
TK Logistik believe the expansion will improve transport capacities and make rail freight even more efficient for shippers.
Network Rail will join freight operators and the RSSB to tackle delays and safety risks in a boost for the UK’s rail freight sector.
DB Cargo UK have hosted cross industry talks about the future of international rail freight, discussing ways to increase the volume of rail freight through the Channel Tunnel.
ÖBB have announced they are continuing with plans to modernise the axis to strength international rail freight and to achieve climate targets.
ÖBB Rail Cargo Group will increase freight transport to Belgium and Scandinavia in order to meet the demand for sustainable rail freight.
LTG Cargo have launched intermodal freight services from Kaunas Intermodal Terminal (KIT) to terminals in Poland.
Zonegreen has completed its first installation for the rail freight sector by installing five powered derailers to protect a state-of-the-art rail traverser, which is critical to operations at DIRFT.
With the worsening energy crisis, Alliance 4F have expressed concern that the French rail freight industry is going to suffer disproportionately when compared to road freight.
The partnership with Commtrex will help transload customers to easily identify facilities served by Norfolk Southern, increasing access to shipping by rail.
CargoBeamer has announced that their first wagon production site, in central Germany’s Erfurt, will produce 500 units per year from early 2023.
Wabtec are introducing the ES44ACi diesel-electric locomotive in Brazil, lowering operating costs and providing greater energy efficiency as the country continues to decarbonise.
CargoBeamer has opened a line between Cologne in western Germany and Sète in southern France, ensuring environmentally-friendly transportation as a result.
The industry leading online tool helps customers to accurately account for, measure and mitigate carbon emissions in their supply chain decisions.
LTG Cargo have launched intermodal freight transportation to Duisburg to further pursue its diversification goals.