The Swiss federal council wants to strengthen the trans-alpine modal shift to rail freight even more. Consequently, the Swiss government adopts new regulations regarding truck tariffs and the country’s rolling highways (Ro-La) to facilitate modal shift processes.Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

Winter storm disrupts UK rail transport

Black Friday became White Out Saturday, as bargain hunting Britain was battered by Storm Arwen on Friday and Saturday. The railways did not escape the disruption. The country’s east took the worst of the weather,...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

METRANS: our German network is growing

METRANS gets also Germany covered. “Our network there is still growing, also in Germany”, said Petr Lanka, CCO at the intermodal operator. The latest addition was the terminal of Gernsheim last year. But this does...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

Sugar sweet success for DC Rail

After a few bumps along the way, independent UK operator DCRail and East Anglian road haulier Rory J Holbrook work together to bring a new bulk flow to the railways. Even though it’s a foodstuff...Read more
|3 comments|author: Simon Walton

No trains from China stop in Lithuania anymore

In recent months, the situation between Lithuania and China created many questions regarding rail freight transport between the two countries. Contradicting information said that rail traffic between the two countries will stop. Currently, China-Europe trains...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios