The electrification of the Transpennine Line, connecting Manchester and Leeds in the north of England will only cover the routes for passenger trains. This means that plans to facilitate freight trains on this railway line have been scrapped for the foreseeable future. This announcement was made by the Department for Transport (DfT) according to the Yorkshire Post. The rail freight industry...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Milling activity, illustrative

Vossloh acquires milling business Strabag Rail

German rail technology company Vossloh acquired the rail milling unit of another German enterprise Strabag Rail. Four milling machines and around 30 employees strengthened Vossloh’s business and allowed it to position itself as a leading...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Betuweroute, image: ProRail

New terminal on the Betuweroute

The Dutch province of Gelderland and Ministry of Infrastructure and Public Works will jointly invest in the construction of a new rail terminal in Valburg near Arnhem. The rail terminal will be located on the...Read more
|Comment|author: Carlijn Kruidhof
Russia-China train. Photo: RZD

TIEDADA and FESCO sign cooperation agreement

The Russian transport company FESCO and the Chinese logistics logistics company TIEDADA have agreed to cooperate in promoting rail transportation services. The companies focus their efforts on LCL shipments and, in a later stage on...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen