Ocean Rail Logistics, a Greek subsidiary of the Chinese Cosco Shipping, has taken a 15 per cent interest in the BILK rail terminal near the Hungarian capital Budapest. This terminal has the potential to become a rail freight hub on the New Silk Road. The twenty-hectare terminal has a capacity of 220,000 TEU and is owned by the Hungarian subsidiary of...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

CER: time-based road tolls hinder shift to rail

The modal shift to rail is impossible without fair competition. For that reason, the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) is calling the EU Member States to introduce the distance-based tolls on all...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

From China to Gdańsk port in 12 days by rail

DCT Gdansk, the only deep-water terminal on the Baltic Sea, has inaugurated its first container train service to/from China. It provides a faster connection than ocean shipping between the Chinese city of Xi’an and the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

First modular lightweight wagon on the market

Rail Cargo Group and voestalpine have launched TransANT, an innovation for the international rail freight market. TransANT is the first modular lightweight wagon in the rail freight industry, enabling different units adapted to customer needs...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Russian Railways tests new piggyback flatcar

Federal Freight, a subsidiary of Russian Railways (RZD), has performed a test delivery using the brand new piggyback flatcar of 13-5205 type. With the help of the new wagon, the railway operator delivered an articulated...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko