The volume of containerised freight shipments along the Trans-Siberian railway through Russia increased by 77 per cent last year, reported Russian Railways. More than 262,000 containers were shipped on the route connecting China and Europe. Oleg Belozerov, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Russian Railways made these remarks earlier this month. “This record figure will be exceeded by a big...Read more
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TIP Lužianky terminal Slovakia

New intermodal terminal in Slovakia

Railways of the Slovak Republic (ŽSR), the state-owned railway infrastructure company opened a new intermodal terminal -TIP Lužianky- on 8 October. The new facility is located in Lužianky village, close to the city of Nitra...Read more
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VTG/Innofreight. Image: VTG

VTG completes acquisition of Nacco Group

Railcar leasing company VTG has completed its acquisition of Nacco Group. Per 1 October, its fleet of wagons increased from 11,000 to 94,000. The takeover was first announced on 1 July 2017. The complete acquisition includes...Read more
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