The German Land of Hesse, between Frankfurt and Wiesbaden, wants to attract more rail freight traffic to the region. It aims to increase the attractiveness of its terminals as a final destination of rail traffic. A two-day B2B meeting was held towards this end last week, organised by the ITL Foundation in collaboration with Aster. The regional intermodal cluster was presented...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Railway connections China - Europe

Door-to-door between Coevorden and China

A multimodal logistics solution is now offered between Coevorden in the north of the Netherlands and several destinations in China. Logistics provider Graaco offers a door-to-door service in both end destinations. Although the connection from...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Noah's train

A decade further and still the same obstacles

The Rail Freight Forward initiative and European legislative framework could offer lessons to help railways and decision-makers around the world achieve the climate change targets agreed at the recent COP24 summit in Katowice, believes Jürgen...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Intermodel locomotive DB Cargo UK

No rail tax increase in the UK

The UK government has decided to keep red diesel taxation at its current levels. Moreover, it decided not to remove the red diesel status for ancillary equipment. According to the freight and logistics interest group...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Yin Li and Felix Braz at the launch of the train service

Luxembourg hops onboard China train

CFL multimodal and Chinese operator Chengdu International Railway Service (CDIRS) have jointly launched a combined train between the Intermodal Terminal of Bettembourg-Dudelange (Luxembourg) and the Chengdu Qingbaijiang International Railway Port (China). The first train left...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen