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Stadler shunting locomotive for VR Group, source: Stadler

Stadler improves shunting at Finnish freight terminals

Stadler Rail has concluded an agreement with Finnish state-owned railway company VR Group for the delivery 60 new diesel-electric shunting locomotives. The vehicles will improve the operational efficiency at marshalling yards, freight terminals and on...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
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Adif issues new green bonds worth 600 million

The Spanish manager of rail infrastructure Adif has successfully issued 600 million Euros in bonds to invest in projects with environmental benefits. International investors accounted for 67 per cent of the total, with French and...Read more
|Comment|author: Jose Gutierrez
Intermodel locomotive DB Cargo UK

No rail tax increase in the UK

The UK government has decided to keep red diesel taxation at its current levels. Moreover, it decided not to remove the red diesel status for ancillary equipment. According to the freight and logistics interest group...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Freight train in Iran. Photo: Flickr

Doing business with Iran not impossible

With the US sanctions on Iran reimposed, European firms must analyse their transaction before putting it on a train to Iran. However, there are ways to deal with these limitations. Sebastiaan Bennink and Yvo Amar,...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Lineas freight train, source: Lineas

Lineas strengthens presence in Germany

Belgian rail freight operator Lineas plans to strengthen its business in Germany. Therefore, the company continues a recruitment campaign in the neighbouring country. Lineas will hire at least ten new train drivers in Germany by...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko