Intermodal

Ottmarsheim turns into rail hub for the Alsace region

Logistics provider Swissterminal is expanding its Schweizerzug service with a new connection between Antwerp and Ottmarsheim, starting 1 January 2022. This transport service will begin with three direct roundtrips per week, each with the fastest...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Port of Tyne is making name as rail terminal

Growth in intermodal traffic is good news for the Port of Tyne and UK operator GB Railfreight. A joint statement has celebrated the increased traffic and emphasised the congestion-beating services. The port which serves Newcastle...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Did the energy crisis help combined transport grow?

The European combined transport sector maintained its upward trajectory this year. During Q3 2021, combined transport scored a 6,18 per cent growth rate despite the generally unfavourable conditions. In contrast, it seems that these conditions...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

Hupac transports P400s between Munich-Brescia

A new route is added in Hupac’s transalpine network. This time the company launches an intermodal service with a P400 semitrailers profile between the München Riem terminal in Germany and the Montirone terminal in Brescia,...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

French rail and inland shipping sectors merge networks

An interesting development from France sees the rail freight and inland shipping sectors establishing a rail-river alliance. SNCF Réseau and VNF want to work together and strengthen operational complementarity between rail and river networks to...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

Another P400 rail freight service for France

France has a new P400 rail connection. After Perpignan-Paris, the line Vénissieux-Dourges was opened for this type of trailer, which is traditionally moved by road. It means another step forward for rail freight in France.Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen