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CTL Logistics reports fall in volumes POLISH open-access operator CTL Logistics, Poland, carried approximately 7 million tonnes of railfreight in the first half of 2014, including 1.3 million tonnes in Germany, a fall of 8% compared with the same period in 2013.
vr-group-profits-rise-in-second-quarter
FINLAND's national train operator VR Group has reported increased profits for the second quarter but while there was growth in the freight business passenger traffic declined. Overall net sales fell 2.1% from €356.6 to €343m but...
akiem-orders-10-traxx-locomotives
LOCOMOTIVE leasing company Akiem has signed a contract worth €33m with Bombardier for the delivery of 10 140km/h Traxx DC locomotives, with an option for up to 10 additional units placing the value of the...
ctl-logistics-reports-fall-in-volumes
POLISH open-access operator CTL Logistics, Poland, carried approximately 7 million tonnes of railfreight in the first half of 2014, including 1.3 million tonnes in Germany, a fall of 8% compared with the same period in...
pkp-cargo-to-order-multi-system-locomotives
POLAND's largest railfreight operator PKP Cargo announced on August 19 that it will invest nearly Zlotys 200m ($US 63.7m) in 10 new multi-system electric locomotives to support the expansion of its international business. PKP Cargo says...
cp-carga-on-course-for-record-volumes
PORTUGUESE Trains (CP) railfreight subsidiary CP Carga continued its recovery from the economic crisis with an 11.7% year-on-year increase in volumes in the first half of this year according to its latest figures, which also...
öbb-seeks-freight-locomotives-for-slovenia
ON August 7 Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) subsidiary ÖBB Produktion published a tender for five second-hand electric locomotives certified to operate in Slovenia. This appears to be an urgent case as ÖBB has given bidders just...
can-cooperation-unlock-wagonload-freight-potential?
On-rail competition has transformed the railfreight landscape in Europe over the last 20 years, but in wagonload - a sector competing directly with road for nearly every load - operators increasingly see cooperation as the...
sro-awards-freight-line-track-doubling-contract
THE president of Saudi Railways Organisation (SRO), H E Mohamed Al-Suwaiket, has signed a Riyals 391.5m ($US 104.4m) contract with a Saudi contractor for the first phase of track-doubling on the Riyadh - Harad -...
rail-to-play-key-role-in-britain’s-one-north-project
PROPOSALS to invest £10-15bn to enhance transport links in northern England have been announced today by the cities of Liverpool, Manchester, Sheffield, Leeds and Newcastle.The objective of the One North project is to increase capacity...
french-regulator-rejects-rolling-road-plan
FRENCH Rail Regulator Araf has rejected plans for a rolling road service between Pas-de-Calais and the Spanish border because it believes the concession structure adopted for the project could harm competition and risks impacting the...