Intermodal

First steel train in new facility London Thamesport, operated by DB Cargo UK for Tata Steel. Photo credit: DB Cargo UK

First steel train at London Thamesport

Last Friday, the first steel train arrived at the new facility of  London Thamesport. The train was operated by DB Cargo UK, carrying a shipment for Tata Steel. “Proud to have taken the first ever...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Image: courtesy Transports Vignerons

CFL Multimodal expands combined train network

Luxembourg’s CFL Multimodal and Transports Vigneron of France have launched a new rail service linking Zeebrugge and Nancy via the recently-opened Bettembourg-Dudelange freight terminal. Connections to Lyon, Le Bolou (France) and the port city of Trieste...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy
Image: RCG/krischanz.zei

Safe as wooden houses for Rail Cargo Group

The Rail Cargo Group (RCG) is launching a new rail freight service transporting timber panels used to make wooden houses between Austria, Sweden and Norway. The agreement with Stora Enso, one of Scandinavia’s biggest renewable...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy
whisky train, Ben Ade

Whisky by rail – a Scottish history lesson

Rail freight rarely says no. Whatever the customer wants to move, there’s a train that can take it. Take arguably Scotland’s most famous export for example – whisky. In this special column for RailFreight.com, self-confessed...Read more
|Comment|author: Joost Riemslag

EU rail freight test portal now live

The pilot version of a ‘one-stop-shop’ European web portal detailing rail freight service facilities across the continent can now be accessed online. The railfreightlocations.eu site is a European Union initiative involving a group of rail...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy