A system that enables the lifting of non-cranable trailers on a train has now been employed in Hungary by TX Logistik. The first shipment for a Hungarian customer took place on the route between Herne and Budapest, the operator announced. The NiKRASA system uses a positioning aid and a loading adapter to load the trailers, which are otherwise bound to the...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Lowered speed limit Canada may hamper oil industry

The decision by the Canadian federal government to lower the speed limit of freight trains carrying dangerous goods may have a significant impact on the oil industry. The order could potentially reduce the current crude-by-rail...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Duisport objects to terminal expansion Venlo

Germany’s largest inland terminal Duisburg has objected to the expansion of rail terminal Venlo, situated on the Dutch-German border. The expansion is supported by the Dutch province of Limburg and this is considered state support,...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen