Polish railway operator PKP CARGO is investing heavily in its services, responding to the growing volumes of rail freight traffic between Europe and Asia. About 250 million Euros per year is spent in what the company calls a proactive approach. “This railway connection is extremely important for us”, said Andrzej Banucha of PKP CARGO. The deputy director of the Bureau...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Partnerships signed at Innotrans. Photo: Strukton Rail

Strukton signs new partnership in smart maintenance

Strukton Rail announced three new partnerships in carrying out smart maintenance on the first day of Innotrans. Together with Siemens Mobility, Willow and Rail Restore it has developed automatic video recognition, 3D data visualisation and...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Cuba train. Photo: Ricardo Medina

Cuba ready to receive international investment in rail

The Cuban government has officially approved foreign investment in railway infrastructure and services. The government has long isolated the country from foreign influence, despite the fact that many infrastructure projects were stalled. The first project will...Read more
|Comment|author: Jose Gutierrez

SNCF to launch driverless mainline train by 2023

French railway operator SNCF is planning to introduce prototypes of driverless mainline trains for freight and passengers services by 2023. Soon after that, the trains will become operative as regular services, the company announced on...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Stobart Pullman hauled by DRS. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

New railway line Port of Tilbury-Central Scotland

Eddie Stobart, a UK-based supply chain, transport and logistics company has launched a new train service, connecting the Port of Tilbury to Tesco’s site in Daventry, and then Daventry to Mossend, Scotland. With this connection...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Mertz Terminal in Malmö. Photo: Kombiverkehr

More services Kombiverkehr via Öresund bridge

German rail operator Kombiverkehr has increased its rail services to and from Sweden via the Öresund bridge. Since this week, three trains offer five departures in both directions on the line Coevorden – Bad Bentheim...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen