Find out what these industry experts think about topics including the impact of COVID-19 on the rail freight sector, how to unlock more capacity on freight networks, encouraging a modal shift from road to rail, and the opportunities for digitalisation and emerging technologies.
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ÖBB Rail Cargo Group (RCG)
Packed full of exclusive content, including: the projects transforming rail infrastructure in Croatia and Bulgaria; creating safer, smarter and more climate-friendly rail freight networks; extending the lifecycle of bogies and wheelsets; and a Roundtable on Strengthening Rail's Position in the Logistics Industry.
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.
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.
The ÖBB Rail Cargo Group's new TransFER service will provide a non-stop intermodal rail connection between the rail freight transport centre in Verona, Italy and the rail terminal at Hannover, Germany.
As part of Global Railway Review’s ‘The Future of Rail Freight’ series, Dr. Clemens Först, spokesperson of the Board of Rail Cargo Austria AG, discusses how the sector can increase the modal share for rail freight in Europe and how investments in technology can help to achieve this.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause travel restrictions and border closures, the Rail Cargo Group has increased its services to replace road transport.
Following the acquisition of Rail Time Polska Sp. z.o.o. in 2019, ÖBB Rail Cargo Group's Carrier network has now expanded into 12 European countries.
The bi-weekly connection between Verona and Lübeck will work to relieve the stress of transit traffic and reduce carbon emissions.
The new TransFER line will connect Wels, Vienna and Budapest, and will create further network effects for intermodal solutions.
The new connection strengthens rail logistics service for all industrial goods with efficient and sustainable end-to-end logistics solutions for whole Scandinavia.