The partnership ensures the existing traffic flow from Antwerp through to Irvine will continue for an additional two years, and shows commitment from both organisations in reaching net zero emission targets.
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Rail Freight Forward members and sector associations have welcomed an MoU for the development of European Digital Automatic Coupling (DAC) for rail freight.
Starting in 2021, Alstom and ProRail will test Automatic Train Operations (ATO) using a Lineas shunting locomotive.
Under the contract, Voith will be responsible for the major overhaul of 30 Lineas locomotives over the next four and a half years.
Two crucial members of the management team will be leaving in 2019, being replaced by newcomers to the company by early 2020.
Lineas and North Sea Port are working together to significantly expand the volume of rail freight with 12 new rail connections to the European hinterland.
Rail freight operator, Lineas, is doubling its freight capacity from 2,600 to 5,300 containers a week, in a bid to remove traffic from the road and keep the rail freight industry moving.
Allowing for an even easier cargo shift from road to rail, the H.Essers Railport Genk rail terminal will be used to improve the rail freight connection between Genk and Antwerp-Ghent-Zeebrugge.
Today, 75 per cent of all freight transport in Europe is carried by road. This high dependency on trucking directly translates into a yearly emission of 275 million tonnes of CO2 into our atmosphere. It also constitutes 30 per cent of all transport emissions (freight and passenger transport combined). Here,…
The private rail operator Lineas provides daily rail links between 3 terminals in the Port of Zeebrugge and the European Green Xpress Network, enabling the port and Lineas to work together towards the implementation of a modal shift to rail…
For Global Railway Review, the asset management organisation team behind Lineas – one of the largest private rail freight operators in Europe – provide details of how usage patterns of locomotives can help to optimise maintenance and how Lineas is equipping its fleet with data and IoT solutions to be…