DP World has acquired a 44 per cent stake in Swissterminal Holding AG, the largest container terminal operator in Switzerland. The deal goes into effect per 23 January. The Mayer family, who founded the company, remains the largest shareholder. The partnership between Swissterminal and DP World will provide an important competitive advantage and strengthen the leading position of the companies in...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

HS2 costs into twelve figures claims report

A leaked draft of a forthcoming review says the cost of Britain’s HS2 – the rail project connecting London, Birmingham and the North of England – has reached over 100bn pounds Sterling (117bn euro ), and...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
Container train of Rail Cargo Group, source: Rail Cargo Group

New non-stop connection between Enns and Hamburg

Rail Cargo Group has launched a new rail freight connection between the northern seaport of Hamburg and Enns in Austria. The service includes two roundtrips per week without stopover. According to the ÖBB subsidiary, the...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Future for UK timber trains in Scotland

There are fresh calls for a more sustainable approach to the timber industry, and a new look at bringing back rail as the prime mover. However, even supporters say there are considerable commercial challenges. Timber trains...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

New route on Middle Corridor China to Europe

The Middle Corridor between China and Europe will have a new multimodal route. It will run via Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan instead of Kazakhstan. After crossing the Caspian Sea with a ferry, the new service...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

PKP Cargo got 20 Vectron multisystem locomotives

Siemens Mobility has delivered two Vectron multisystem locomotives to PKP Cargo. Thus, the German manufacturer finalised the 20-vehicle order of the Polish rail freight operator. The multisystem locomotives help PKP Cargo strengthening its presence on...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Rail takes off pressure on roads to German seaports

From 1 April 2020, IGS Intermodal Container Logistics will provide a regular rail freight connection between Heilbronn and the seaports of Hamburg and Bremerhaven. In addition, it will provide terminal, depot and trucking services in...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Tilburg-Chengdu now available for LCL shipments

From this month onwards, Dutch logistics provider GVT Intermodal offers LCL shipments to and from China from its terminal in Tilburg. This benefits customers with a shipment smaller than a container load. GVT Intermodal serves the...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen