The ongoing 24-hour strike launched by GDL’s train drivers in Germany has cornered state-owned operator DB, especially its freight division DB Cargo. Links connecting ports and industrial sites are the most heavily affected. According to DB, operations currently focus on avoiding an industrial production standstill, a scenario that “cannot be ruled out.”Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

How far is the INSTC in reaching its volume targets?

Cargo transit via the International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC) has already exceeded 10 million tons this year. The Iranian Deputy Minister of Transport and Urban Development, Shahriyar Afandizadeh, shared the information. With this figure in...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

Amazon scales up intermodal game in Europe

Global e-commerce giant Amazon seems to be taking decisive steps to decarbonise its European supply chains. The company has revealed that during 2023, rail and sea transport’s share in its logistical solutions increased by 50...Read more
|1 comment|author: Nikos Papatolios
Sky shot of cranes lifting bridge into place at Bamford in the Hope Valley

UK Hope Valley Upgrade bridges Bamford gap

The Hope Valley freight main line and passenger community lifeline is approaching the endgame of a multi-year upgrade project. Recent line closures have seen major work completed, with key milestones hit by the project team,...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

LDZ Cargo auctions 47 redundant freight wagons

Latvian Railways’ subsidiary LDZ Cargo will auction 47 freight wagons that have been excluded from the company’s inventory. The auction is scheduled for 12 December, with a starting price per rolling stock piece set at...Read more
|1 comment|author: Nikos Papatolios