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DB Cargo container train, source: DB Cargo

DB Cargo’s figures deep red in 2019

DB Cargo recorded a loss (EBIT) of 308 million euros last year. That was considerably higher than in 2018, when the deficit reached 190 million. DB Schenker did well last year. This is evident from...Read more
|Comment|author: Tom van Gurp

New Silk Road SME resilience

The tide of the coronavirus is about to hit its peak in Europe. However, instead of waiting to get washed away, Bremen based New Silk Road Network says now is the time for businesses to...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

UK budget scant on rail detail

The first UK budget since Brexit delivered a large package of investment pledges, aimed at helping the economy in the short and long term. However, in the transport sector, it was roads that were the...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

New Silk Road strength for smaller companies

Trade logistics between Europe and China are dominated by big corporate players, while smaller players find it more difficult to get onboard. The New Silk Road Network is a collaborative association that is making it...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

TransContainer withdraws from Slovakia

Russian logistics provider TransContainer is no longer interested in renting the intermodal terminal in Dobrá, Slovakia. In this regard, the company has decided to liquidate TransСontainer – Slovakia, its subsidiary in this country. This intermodal...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
OBB freight train

Rail Cargo Group starts with Polish carrier

Rail Cargo Group, the freight division of Austria’s ÖBB-Holding, has finalised the integration of its latest acquisition in Poland. Its subsidiary Rail Time Polska was rebranded as Rail Cargo Carrier – Poland. It is the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Belarus supports Mongolian freight train assembly plant

Mongolia and Belarus will collaborate in constructing a freight train assembly plant in Mongolia. This was agreed in a recent meeting between government representatives and reported by Mongolian media. The proposal came from Mongolia’s Minister of...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Orange saftey suited engineer inspects stockpile of new rails at British Steel works in UK

Re-railing Britain after the derailments

Two major freight derailments hit the UK network in January. Trains came off at Barking in London and Eastleigh on the south coast. You can read the latest updates here. With the incidents ripping up...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton