The combined transport sector is up in arms about a proposed adjustment to regulation concerning road haulage in the EU. The proposal could severely impact existing combined Transport services, as it compromises its position towards the road sector, a direct competitor. The proposal is part of the trialogue deal on Mobility Package 1. A trialogue meeting is a step in the...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Container train of Rail Cargo Group, source: Rail Cargo Group

New non-stop connection between Enns and Hamburg

Rail Cargo Group has launched a new rail freight connection between the northern seaport of Hamburg and Enns in Austria. The service includes two roundtrips per week without stopover. According to the ÖBB subsidiary, the...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Future for UK timber trains in Scotland

There are fresh calls for a more sustainable approach to the timber industry, and a new look at bringing back rail as the prime mover. However, even supporters say there are considerable commercial challenges. Timber trains...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

New route on Middle Corridor China to Europe

The Middle Corridor between China and Europe will have a new multimodal route. It will run via Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan instead of Kazakhstan. After crossing the Caspian Sea with a ferry, the new service...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

PKP Cargo got 20 Vectron multisystem locomotives

Siemens Mobility has delivered two Vectron multisystem locomotives to PKP Cargo. Thus, the German manufacturer finalised the 20-vehicle order of the Polish rail freight operator. The multisystem locomotives help PKP Cargo strengthening its presence on...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Rail takes off pressure on roads to German seaports

From 1 April 2020, IGS Intermodal Container Logistics will provide a regular rail freight connection between Heilbronn and the seaports of Hamburg and Bremerhaven. In addition, it will provide terminal, depot and trucking services in...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Tilburg-Chengdu now available for LCL shipments

From this month onwards, Dutch logistics provider GVT Intermodal offers LCL shipments to and from China from its terminal in Tilburg. This benefits customers with a shipment smaller than a container load. GVT Intermodal serves the...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen