The European Year of Rail should work as the starting point, where the sector will provide solutions rather than general arguments for burning issues such as the modal shift. This is how the European Rail Freight Association (ERFA) looks at 2021, the year when rail transportation is in the spotlight more than ever.Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

Upgrades on historic Flying Scotsman route

Rail freight and passenger services will be curtailed for much of January, as a vast upgrade project continues on the East Coast Main Line. The route, made famous by the Flying Scotsman express, connects London,...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Swissterminal invests in French intermodal market

Swissterminal will take over operations of the three French inland ports Ottmarsheim, Huningue-Village-Neuf and Ile Napoléon. The company has won an international tender to operate the three Alsatian ports. The three ports will be merged...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Is a new Silk Road gateway in the making?

Construction has started on a new state-of-the-art terminal near the border of Hungary and Ukraine. Around the same time next year, the first trains will roll through the facility in Fényeslitke (Hungary). The operators of...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Winter is snow joke for Network Rail

Britain is often mocked for its reaction to slight snow falls, but rail freight ploughs on through in some of the hardiest of winter conditions. The headlines last week, of the Merseyside metro network brought...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton