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Aurizon multimodal train in Queensland. Photo credit: Luke Cossins

Aurizon exits intermodal freight businesses

Australian’s largest rail freight company Aurizon has announced to sell its intermodal freight business in Queensland, as well as cease its interstate intermodal freight operations. Binding agreements for the sale have been made with Linfox...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Hector Rail locomotive

LKAB signs haulage contract with Hector Rail

The Swedish mining company LKAB has signed a new haulage contract with freight logistics supplier Hector Rail for the period of five years. The contract will be effective from December 2017. Hector Rail is an important...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
JSC Kazakhstan Temir Zholy

Global rail freight numbers increased in 2016

According to a report published by research firm Marketline, the global rail freight market valued 160 billion Euros in 2016, indicating a growth of 0,5 per cent compared to the previous year. This growth was...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
UTLC

UTLC launches new container route Poland-China

UTLC JCS and Belintertrans-Germany LLC have launched a new container route between Poland and China via the Belarusian border crossing Kuznitsa/Bruzgi last week, in cooperation with Belarusian Railways’s  Baranovichi Division. The container train departed on 31th of...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Railrunner Europe

Railrunner block train operative in Europe

The European subsidiary of the American intermodal freight company RailRunner has started operations of its block train connection between the cities of Bratislava and Braunschweig. In both directions, a train departed on Monday evening for its...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen