Renfe Mercancías, the freight arm of the Spanish national rail company Renfe is ready to enter a partnership. Is has contracted an external assessor to select the partnering company. This assessor is a working group consisting of Indra, a technology supplier and Roca Junyent Attorneys, one of the most prestigious Spanish law firms. Its founder, Miquel Roca Junyent, one of the...Read more
|Comment|author: Jose Gutierrez

Ukrainian Railway tests new US-made freight locomotive

Ukrainian Railway (Ukrzaliznytsia) is testing a brand new TE33A Trident freight diesel locomotive, produced by GE Transportation in Erie, Pennsylvania. The trial is carried out on the Kremenchuk-Romodan railway line. Ukrainian Railway is expected to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

New rules for transport dangerous goods by rail

New regulation concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail (RID) has been formed. The new rules will go in effect on 1 January 2019. The new regulation includes revised classification codes, new packing...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Bombardier to deliver 33 Traxx locomotives to Akiem

Worldwide rolling stock manufacturer Bombardier Transportation will deliver 33 Traxx locomotives to European leasing company Akiem between 2019 and 2021. The 112-million Euros order includes three types: Traxx MS 2 (multi-system), Traxx AC 3 (alternating...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko