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Ghent and Zeeland ports seal the deal

North Sea Port was today unveiled as the name for the organisation created from the newly-merged Zeeland Seaports and Ghent Port Company, which it is hoped will eventually have a dedicated cross-border rail freight link. A...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy
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Poland rolling stock market set for revamp

Polish rail freight rolling stock manufacturers looking for ways to develop the market could yet form a capital group of at least three companies. A likely scenario is the strong involvement of the state as a...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

Cause of German rail collision still unclear

German investigators are still trying to establish the cause of Monday’s collision between a passenger train and a stationery freight train which left several people badly injured.  The incident occurred near Meerbusch-Osterath station, near Dusseldorf in...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy
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Roland Bosch is new CEO of DB Cargo

Dr Roland Bosch became the new CEO of DB Cargo on December 1. Bosch, 46, who was a board member of rail infrastructure manager DB Netz, has succeeded Dr Jürgen Wilder, who left the role...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

Swiss rail freight on a roll

Rail freight continued to regain market share from the road in Switzerland in 2016, according to newly-released figures. The Swiss Federal Statistical Office’s (FSO) latest report on the transport sector said that rail’s performance had...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy
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ProRail: No LPG leak from derailed Dutch wagons

Dutch rail infrastructure manager ProRail confirmed there were no leakages caused by the derailment of two freight wagons containing Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) last Monday night (November 27) in the Zeeland province of The Netherlands. Inspection The...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy
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New logistics centre for DB Cargo UK

Building work has officially started on DB Cargo UK’s new six million pounds Logistics Centre in Wolverhampton. The facility will be capable of handling and storing up to 40,000 tonnes of steel in preparation for...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy