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B Logistics rebranded Lineas B LOGISTICS, the privatised Belgian rail freight operator which was split off from Belgian National Railways (SNCB), has changed its name to Lineas.
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ARGENTINA’s minister of transport Mr Guillermo Dietrich visited the port of Buenos Aires on May 24 to witness the delivery of a batch of 156 Chinese-built wagons for Argentinean Trains Cargo. CRRC is supplying 107 diesel...
dhl-launches-china-belarus-rail-freight-service
DHL Global Forwarding launched a new rail freight service between Shenzhen, China, and Minsk, Belarus, on May 22 with a transit time of less than 12 days.The new service passes through Alatau Shankou - Dostyk...
korail-tests-80-wagon-freight-train
KOREAN national train operator Korail successfully tested a 1.2km-long 80-wagon freight train between Busan New Port and Jillye station on May 18. Korail says that it achieved the extended length by using a new remote control...
greenbrier-europe-astra-rail-merger-approved
INTERNATIONAL freight wagon supplier Greenbrier and Romanian wagon manufacturing, engineering and repair company Astra Rail have received all required regulatory approvals from relevant antitrust officials to merge Greenbrier Europe with Astra Rail, and the transaction...
ermewa-opts-for-ionx-wagon-telematics
ROLLING stock leasing company Ermewa and Amsted Rail subsidiary IONX have signed a preliminary cooperation agreement, which includes the supply of telematics systems for Ermewa’s wagon fleet. This project includes IONX telematics equipment, proprietary wireless sensors,...
$a84bn-funding-boost-for-inland-rail
THE Australian federal government has made its strongest commitment yet to the proposed Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail route with $A 8.4bn ($US 6.2bn) in equity funding for the national infrastructure manager Australian Rail Track...
new-york-and-new-jersey-study-rail-freight-tunnel
THE Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) has issued a request for proposals for a contract to carry out the Tier 2 environmental impact study into the proposed Cross Harbor Freight Tunnel,...
rail-baltica-announces-team-and-cost-benefit-analysis-results
RB Rail, the company set up to oversee the Rail Baltica high-speed rail project to link the three Baltic states to Poland, has appointed its management team and published the results of a cost-benefit analysis. Mr...
cp-opens-rail-link-to-new-potash-mine
CANADIAN Pacific Railway (CP) and K+S Potash Canada (KSPC) officially opened the Bethune (Legacy) Project potash mine and rail connection in Saskatchewan on May 2. In 2013, CP signed an exclusive, long-term contract with KSPC to...
software-tycoon-plans-chicago-rail-bypass
AN investment group is seeking federal permission to construct a $US 2.8bn privately-owned railway around Chicago to bypass congested lines in the city. Great Lakes Basin Transportation filed an application with the Surface Transportation Board (STB)...

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