Next year, it is going to be more difficult to transport project cargo over the road in Germany. A chance for rail, says DB Cargo, which knows that large and heavy objects can also be loaded on a train. “Project cargo is a niche market, but a growing one”, said Maarten de Ridder, sales director at the German rail operator.Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Do latest UK stats give cause for optimism?

Rail freight moved across Britain’s railway has returned to pre-pandemic levels, according to the Office of Rail and Road, the UK government’s accredited primary provider of railway industry official statistics. However, whether those statistics can...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
SNCF Fret train service in France. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Rungis-Perpignan route in France reopens in October

The Rungis-Perpignan freight line connecting the Paris metropolitan area with southeastern France will reopen after two years of inactivity. The route will facilitate the intermodal transport of fresh produce between the two regions and will...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

FESCO enlarges reefer container fleet

Another batch of 300 reefer containers is added to FESCO’s fleet. The 40-foot refrigerated containers will be delivered to the Russian company in Q1 2022. They will accompany a previous addition of 300 more containers...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios