FESCO has launched a new rail freight service between the Chinese city of Chongqing and Vorotynsk station in Kaluga region, Russia. The new link is entirely dedicated to the transportation of Chinese cars in containers. Another feature of the service is the route via Mongolia. The first train has arrived at Vorotynsk station on 6 October. It consisted of 50 containers...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

P&O Ferrymasters opens new link Oradea-Lodz

P&O Ferrymasters has launched a new intermodal service between its terminal in Oradea, Romania and the Polish hub of Lodz, in partnership with Transmec Group. The new link is in line with its current expansion...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Noah’s Train makes final stop in Rotterdam

Noah’s Train is setting sail for the global UN COP25 Climate Change Conference in Santiago, Chile. The train is the ambassador of the Rail Freight Forward initiative. On Friday 11 October it celebrates its anniversary,...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Freight train in Belarus, source: Belarusian Railway

Here comes the meat train from Belarus to China

Belarus intends to export meat to China by rail. The first train with reefer containers is expected to depart from Belarus in November. Belintertrans, a logistics subsidiary of Belarusian Railway, is negotiating with local meat...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

New Silk Road: thinking outside the state

The West misunderstands the significance of the Belt and Road Initiative. That is the view of award-winning professor Richard Griffiths of Leiden University in the Netherlands, also fellow of the International Institute for Asian Studies....Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
Aerial Shot Gidea Park Track Renewal

Network Rail Commits to UK Freight

Although the rail system in the UK is mainly designed to serve passenger train operating companies,  infrastructure operator Network Rail has restated its commitment to the freight sector, just as environmental issues and climate change...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton