This week in RailFreight Live: are electricity prices a problem for rail freight?

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The fact that electricity prices have been through the roof lately is no secret. How do they impact rail freight companies and their operations? Are we moving towards a more expensive energy future?

Our online guest for today is Hans-Willem Vroon, Director of RailGood. Our discussion will focus on the ways that high electricity prices could impact the rail freight sector. Do Railway undertakings suffer from them? Is the situation more stable now? Is this the new normal, and if so, should the rail freight sector be better prepared?

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The show’s agenda has more: in this week’s news, the ‘Moscow Shuttle’ departed from the RSC terminal in Rotterdam, and was there. We have prepared a teaser to get a first taste of the service’s launching ceremony. You will be able to watch the full report in next week’s show. Finally, today you can watch an exclusive interview that Alexandrs Gnedovs, CEO of Conway, gave to Majorie van Leijen, Editor-in-chief of

Author: Nikos Papatolios

Nikos Papatolios is editor of, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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