HS2 Ltd has revealed the colossal logistics operation that is taking place at its logistics hub near Willesden Junction, which will be used to process earth and deliver construction materials.
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Cargo, Freight & Heavy-Haul
Rail freight transportation is the use of railways and trains to transport cargo/freight/goods, as opposed to human passengers. A rail freight/cargo/goods train is typically a group of wagons hauled by one or more locomotives on a railway network, between the shipper and the intended destination as part of the overall logistics chain and supply industry.
Getlink is to inaugurate a new cross-Channel Tunnel unaccompanied rail freight service for all transporters, which will operate 24 hours a day and six days per week.
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited has released a ‘Company Superior Proposal,’ according to the Kansas City Southern, with the two companies negotiating to a new partnership.
Russia’s largest manufacturer of freight cars, United Wagon Company, is to supply an order of new generation flat cars for timber transportation to softwood exporter, Vitebsk Sawmill.
Network Rail has published its second phase of the decade-long Network Operating Strategy, which aims to provide a better experience for passengers and freight users.
Starting in summer 2021, freight trains from across Europe will be able to reach Lithuanian’s Kaunas Intermodal Terminal (KIT) – one of the most important logistics centres for the Rail Baltica project and the North Sea to Baltic Sea transport corridor. Karolis Sankovski, CEO of LTG Infra, explains just what…
KiwiRail launches new NZ Connect service, which aims to aid businesses across New Zealand struggling with port and shipping line disruptions due to COVID-19.
The launch of Egypt's first ever high-speed rail system has moved one step closer, as Siemens Mobility signs a momentous contract worth $3 billion to cover the initial 660km of the 1,800km rail network planned.
Manchester’s railway has received a once in a generation maintenance upgrade of a 21st century signalling system, which aims to improve future journeys for passengers and rail freight.
Evgeny Charkin, Deputy Managing Director, Digital Transformation and Information Technology, of Russian Railways (RZD) explains how digital technologies are at the heart of the company’s development, increasing efficiency, improving quality of services and aiding contactless interaction.
Packed full of exclusive content, including: a Roundtable discussion on Improving the Passenger Experience; an In-Depth Focus to explore Rail’s Role In Reaching Zero Carbon Targets; the continual progress of Russian Railways’ digital transformation; the digital optimisation of track maintenance in Hungary; and much more!
Equipped with advanced technology, the ‘H10 Series’ locomotive is four times more fuel efficient than road freight transport on average.
Al Ghurair Iron & Steel (AGIS) is the latest UAE based manufacturer to sign a partnership deal with Etihad Rail, to use the UAE National Rail Network to transport its steel products across the nation.
In this article for Global Railway Review, colleagues from the European Rail Freight Corridor ScanMed and the Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket) explain that the Rail Freight Corridors want to strengthen their cooperation with the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking in implementing innovative railway projects in order to be able to meet tomorrow’s…