Upon delivery of the three locomotives, GTS Rail will boast a fleet of 20 TRAXX units, all of which have been produced by Bombardier.
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In support of its international growth strategy and to strengthen its financial protection from COVID-19, Lineas has secured €60 million in additional funding.
The Class 93 trains can operate at a higher speed than trainsets already in operation in the UK and will work to significantly reduce carbon emissions.
The United Wagon Company has been successful in its tender to supply the freight cars to Mongolia, beating six other competing companies.
The German federal government and Deutsche Bahn have announced that a further 1,250km of infrastructure will be equipped with passive noise protection measures, to better protect more citizens living near railway lines.
The update from HS2 includes figures regarding recruitment and apprenticeships, sustainability, construction and rail freight.
Captrain Italia will join the European Rail Freight Association (ERFA) as its newest member from 1 January 2021.
Take a look at Global Railway Review's most read news stories of 2020, including an app to help social distancing on trains, the world’s first two hydrogen trains successfully completing trial passenger services, and American high-speed rail project developments.
The train is part of the Green Xpress Network of rail freight operator Lineas, and gives the Swabia and Vorarlberg region rail access to the European hinterland and deep-sea.
Figures have shown that the UK rail freight network will play a vital role during Christmas 2020, with freight trains transporting more than 1.6 million tonnes of intermodal goods on almost 3,700 trains in November 2020 alone.
ERFA has welcomed the strategy, which sets out a clear objective of increasing rail freight volumes by 50 per cent by 2030 and doubling rail freight volumes by 2050.
Progress Rail has reached an agreement with Pacific Harbor Line to supply its new EMD® Joule battery electric locomotive for a demonstration project operating in the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, California.
By introducing DAC on its wagons, Green Cargo will improve capacity, punctuality, the working environment, efficiency and profitability.
Logistics UK has highlighted that the opportunity for freight via released capacity from HS2 is substantial and should be taken advantage of.
Three Xpress trains per week will connect Antwerp to Langweid-Foret, the Swabia region in southern Germany, and further to Wolfurt in the Austrian Vorarlberg region.