The Rhine-Alpine corridor could be considered the backbone of European rail freight. It’s already the most heavily used freight route on the continent but is nonetheless far from reaching its full potential. In one of the RailFreight Networking Days sessions last week, the big question was:  is it possible to improve capacity on the corridor and how?Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

Mayflower sets sail for GBRf

UK freight carrier GB Railfreight (GBRf) has unveiled a commemorative locomotive, painted in a livery designed to evoke the memory of the most famous immigrant expedition in British history. It’s just possible that Americans feel...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

The military and convicts modernising a rail route?

At least for the Russian Railways, deploying military and possibly convicts seems like a viable solution for the lack of foreign construction workers. The Covid-19 related restrictions led to a shortage of workforce, and consequently,...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

Lamborghini moves supercars on rail

Lamborghini and Rail Cargo Group have set up a new logistics concept. The luxury cars giant will transport the Lamborghini Urus models by rail between their production site in Zwickau, Germany, and its parent plant...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

Railway decarbonisation just the ticket for G7

The UK can show international leadership by taking decisions on railway decarbonisation this year. That is the message to G7 leaders from the Railway Industry Association, the body representing the supply chain in the UK....Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

New Silk Road gateway near Dostyk, Kazakhstan

Eurasian transit acquired a new transhipment terminal on the Kazakh-Chinese border. The new terminal started operating a week ago, with the first ten trains in the China-Europe direction passing through it. Dostyk TransTerminal LLP undertook...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios