Coronavirus

UK rail freight copes with coronavirus

Since March the rail freight industry in the UK has been among the most appreciative of the key workers who have kept the country running during the lockdown and restrictions that have been imposed to combat...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Austria announces discount on track access charges

Following the example of France, the Austrian government wants to support rail freight operators with a discount on the user charges for the rail infrastructure. It made this announcement last Saturday. The measures are expected...Read more
|Comment|author: Paul van den Bogaard

VTG calls for industry support post-pandemic

The European rolling stock lease and rail logistics company VTG has set out a programme for industry after the pandemic, and it puts rail freight at the heart of recovery. The company says supporting the railway...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Car sales in China slowly picking up

The sale of cars in China is picking up again. According to first estimates, China sold 2.14 million passenger cars and small vans in May. That would be around 12 per cent more than in...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen