The rail freight service between the port of Algeciras (straight of Gibraltar) and Bobadilla (Malaga) was restored on 13 of May. The service was suspended due to floods on the rail track beside the Tinajas river in October 2018. Civil works have taken seven months. As a result, the port of Algeciras recovers its rail link between the dock “Isla Verde...Read more
|Comment|author: Jose Gutierrez
LKW Walter blocktrain to Vienna

New blocktrain Rotterdam-Vienna

The first shuttle train between the Port of Rotterdam and Vienna is a fact. Intermodal operator LKW Walter has established a two-weekly blocktrain to the terminal of Wiencont. The first journey was carried out in...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
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Rail bypass of railway hub Lyon to be upgraded

The French infrastructure manager SNCF Réseau is assessing the upgrade of the railway bypass of Lyon, the most important cargo and passenger hub in France being crossed by 1,200 trains daily. The bypass is saturated...Read more
|Comment|author: Jose Gutierrez
Shuttle train

New shuttle train Hamburg-Cologne on track

The new container train connection between Cologne and the seaports of Hamburg and Bremerhaven has been successfully launched. On Monday evening (6 May), the first shuttle train from Hamburg arrived in Niehler Hafen in Cologne....Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
ÖBB Rail Cargo Austria

Multimodal service Austria-Sweden launched

Rail Cargo Group (RCG) has established a direct link between Vienna and Scandanavia. Four times a week a multimodal service runs between the Austrian capital and Trelleborg, the southernmost city in Sweden. Trelleborg is also the...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen