Freight

A French project to develop a concept for freight operations on light rail networks reached a milestone on the morning of June 13, when a tram was used to deliver…
TWO prototype intermodal flat wagons, which have been developed by Transmashholding to enable 160km/h operation of container trains, have completed acceptance testing on the Russian network.
P&O Ferrymasters and Polish logistics company Erontrans have launched a new intermodal service connecting Britain with Poland via Rotterdam.
A test train transporting beer from a brewery in Jupille near Liège to a distribution centre at Ninove near Brussels arrived at its destination on June 13.
THE steep decline in demand for coal continued to erode rail freight traffic in Britain during the 2016-17 financial year, according to statistics published by the Office of Rail and…
EUROPEAN rolling stock leasing company Alpha Trains has taken delivery of six Euro 4000 diesel-electric locomotives from Stadler’s Valencia plant for operation on cross-border freight services between Spain and Portugal.
MITSUBISHI UFJ Lease and Finance (MUL) has finalised an agreement with Greenbrier for an exclusive manufacturing relationship for six years, including an order for 6000 wagons, which will be delivered…
THE first rail consignment of Volvo S90 cars built in Daqing, China, arrived at a distribution centre in Zeebrugge on May 31, coinciding with a visit by Chinese premier Mr…
BRAZILIAN mining company Vale and GE Transportation announced on June 5, an agreement to install GE’s Trip Optimizer on 114 Vale locomotives across Brazil.
DUTCH secretary of state for infrastructure Mrs Sharon Dijksma has approved the alignment of a new freight line in the port of Rotterdam, which will divert traffic away from the…
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