Mercitalia, the freight subsidiary of the Italian national railway company FS, has taken complete control over POL-Rail, a former joint venture with the Polish operator PKP Cargo. The Italian company wants to be the sole owner of the subsidiary in order to boost its growth in Eastern Europe. POL-Rail incomes totalled 35 million euros in 2017. Via POL-Rail, Mercitalia and PKPCargo...Read more
|Comment|author: Jose Gutierrez
Siemens office building

Siemens Digital Logistics merges with Locom Software

Siemens Digital Logistics and Locom Software have completed their corporate merger on 14 December. Effective immediately, these consolidated companies are operating under the brand name Siemens Digital Logistics, which is the legal successor firm of...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Noah's train

Rail Freight Forward coalition signed in Katowice

On Friday 14 December, the Rail Freight Forward coalition was launched in Katowice, Poland. This is a coalition of European rail freight companies committed to reducing the negative impact of freight transport on the planet....Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Stamp of Georgia with Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway

New railway line Turkey-China now regular service

The new railway line connecting Istanbul and the Chinese port of Lianyungang has now been established as a regular service. On 28 November a block train departed from the Kazakh-Chinese logistics terminal in the east-Chinese...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen