Hupac has established a new link between Turkey and Western Europe by adding a rail route from Vienna to Istanbul. With this connection, the operator has realised a faster and more reliable service across the continent. The new line is being launched this month. Two round trips will eventually be organised between Istanbul/Halkali in Turkey and Vienna, capital of Austria. From...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Budapest connected to largest seaports Europe

With effect from January 2020, Eurogate Intermodal will include Munich in its rail freight network, connecting the German hub to Budapest. From Munich, the operator offers 21 round trips to various seaports in the country....Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Metrans opens new intermodal terminal near Berlin

Czech logistics company Metrans, a subsidiary of HHLA, has opened a new intermodal terminal in Königs Wusterhausen in the vicinity of Berlin. The facility was launched in partnership with LUTRA, operator of GVZ Schönefelder Kreuz...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Wels-Vienna-Budapest line 3 times per week

The Austrian Rail Cargo Group and German Kombiverkehr have partnered up to realise a three-weekly rail freight connection between Wels, Vienna and Budapest. The three cities in Germany, Austria and Hungary are main nodes in...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Metrans receives first new Vectron locomotive

Rail freight operator Metrans received the first Vectron multi-system locomotive at its container terminal in Prague on Monday 11 November. The vehicle is part of an order consisting of ten such units, The remaining fleet...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
DB Cargo the Netherlands

Sigrid Nikutta appointed to recover DB Cargo

Sigrid Nikutta has been appointed head the operative division of DB Cargo by Deutsche Bahn’s supervisory board. On Thursday 7 November, the Aufsichtsrat, the supervisory board of Deutsche Bahn, discussed the future of the ailing...Read more
|Comment|author: Folkert Nicolai