Truckers on the main highways of the Netherlands will be taxed per kilometre from 2023 onwards. This is good news for the rail freight industry. “It means the end of a market disruption that has been in place for many years. It is a step towards a fair an equal playing field for freight transportation in the Netherlands”, commented RailGood,...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
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Rail freight traffic in the Netherlands rises

Rail freight transport in the Netherlands has increased considerably In 2018. More than 41.5 million tonnes of goods were transported on Dutch railways that year, indicating an increase of 0.9 per cent compared to 2017....Read more
|Comment|author: Marieke van Gompel

From truck to train in Port of Rotterdam

A true modal shift has taken place in the Port of Rotterdam, where a rail terminal and truck operator agreed to shift the last-mile transport to the local railway service, called Port Shuttle. This eliminates...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen