Rail freight

Tesco continues to supply supermarkets by train

The largest of the UK supermarket chains, Tesco has extended its rail freight partnership with Direct Rail Services (DRS), the general cargo rail division of Nuclear Transport Solutions. DRS will continue expanding rial operations across...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

PKP battles catenary theft in Poland with new device

Polish rail infrastructure manager PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe has begun testing an anti-theft device for the railway catenary system. The tests in cooperation with Poland’s National Centre for Research and Development (NCBR) are expected to...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

Network Rail animation plays party line

The UK government infrastructure agency Network Rail has not quite renounced its passengers’ first strapline, but a new video short promotes freight and lays the tracks for changes to come. The video extols the virtues...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

DB Cargo orders 200 new diesel locomotives

With the turn of the new year, DB cargo started taking action to modernise its locomotive fleet. The German operator and one of the European rail freight giants ordered a batch of 200 new locomotives...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios