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DB Cargo the Netherlands

Sigrid Nikutta appointed to recover DB Cargo

Sigrid Nikutta has been appointed head the operative division of DB Cargo by Deutsche Bahn’s supervisory board. On Thursday 7 November, the Aufsichtsrat, the supervisory board of Deutsche Bahn, discussed the future of the ailing...Read more
|Comment|author: Folkert Nicolai
DB Cargo container train, source: DB Cargo

German minister sends warning to DB’s chief

The German traffic minister, Andreas Scheuer, has given a strong warning to the chief executive of Deutsche Bahn. A sound plan must be presented within three week’s time, explaining how to put things right at...Read more
|Comment|author: Folkert Nicolai

Noah’s Train makes final stop in Rotterdam

Noah’s Train is setting sail for the global UN COP25 Climate Change Conference in Santiago, Chile. The train is the ambassador of the Rail Freight Forward initiative. On Friday 11 October it celebrates its anniversary,...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Malaszewicze intermodal terminal, source: PKP Cargo

Poland will construct new intermodal terminal

Poland intends to extend its network of intermodal facilities. A new container terminal will be constructed at Bydgoszcz Emilianowo railway station in the northwestern part of the country. It will become a new important junction...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

New CER management elected

The Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) has elected its new management committee at its General Assembly on 23 September in Gdańsk. The new chair of the Brussels-based group is Crister Fritzson, who...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Core network corridors Europe

Study shows direction for TEN-T modification

European interest group FERRMED is carrying out a study that could provide a fundamental tool in the modification of the TEN-T Regulation. This set of rules determining the corridor network of the EU is to...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

‘We want to create a high-flying rail sector’

Two European railcar rental companies – Ermewa SA and GATX – have joined forces in the “Aero-Ferro Benchmark” project. This new research alliance addresses a key question: What can rail freight transportation learn from the...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

New director of Rail System at UIC

Marc Antoni resigns as UIC’s director of Rail System after five years of office. He is succeeded by the Frenchman Christian Chavanel. It is the second notable job shift at the international railway company this...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Image: Infrabel.be

‘SNCB and Infrabel should not be reunited’

The two Belgian state-owned railway companies, SNCB and Infrabel, may be joined into a single company. The first being a passenger railway firm while the other an infrastructure manager, the proposed union has sparked fierce...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen