Rail freight

Brakes at fault in Welsh tanker derailment

An interim report from the Rail Accident Investigation Branch points towards a brake fault as the primary cause of the derailment at Llangennech, Wales, which caused a massive fire and environmental damage. The UK accident...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
Traxx 3 locomotive

TRAXX AC3 Last Mile spotted in Serbia and Croatia

The iconic Bombardier Transportation Traxx AC3 Last Mile locomotive is now doing rounds in Serbia and Croatia. Transagent Rail, a leading rail freight forwarder in the Baltic region, has leased the locomotive from RailPool to...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

One more weekly Rotterdam-Vienna shuttle for Hupac

Hupac is increasing the frequency of the Rotterdam-Vienna shuttle to three departures per week in both directions. The new schedule applies from next week. The direct train connection offers ongoing connections to Hungary (Budapest BILK),...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

UK network damage may last months

Major routes wrecked by recent derailments and landslides will be out of action for months, says a report. Some locations will not be repaired until Christmas. The city of Aberdeen could face disruption for most...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton