On 26, 27, and 28 March the Freight and Terminal is taking place in Urecht, the Netherlands. This is the first freight edition of the RailTech Europe. Three days of free workshops are lined up, in addition to a one-day conference programme about terminal efficiency. Workshops The first high-speed railway service for freight, the Swiss modal shift policy or railway for 740-metre...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Freight train in Switzerland. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Next step toward paperless freight traffic Europe

A next step towards paperless rail freight transport in Europe has been taken. On 12 March, the European Parliament proposed a new regulation for the digitalisation of electronic freight transport information. In simpler terms, this...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Rail Port Genk

H. Essers develops dedicated rail hub in Genk, Belgium

The Belgian Euro Terminal Genk is to include a state-of-the-art rail terminal called H.Essers Railport Genk. The terminal will facilitate the domestic rail connections Genk-Antwerp and Antwerp-Ghent-Zeebrugge in order to support freight transport between Genk...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Siemens-made Smartron locomotive, source: Siemens Mobility

New order for Smartron freight locomotives

Siemens Mobility has received a new order for 25 Smartron electric locomotives specially developed in accordance with the requirements of the German rail freight market. The deal was concluded with Paribus Holding, a Hamburg-based investment...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko