Topic: Combined transport

Three new rolling highways in France

The Government of France is considering three new routes for rolling highways across the country. They will be launched by the year’s end. Some of the planned rail freight connections could be extended to the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Russia develops rolling highway to Kaliningrad

The fact that Kaliningrad Region is cut off from mainland Russia is not an obstacle for the logistics companies. The semi-exclave has a well-developed network of container trains and multimodal connections. Now it is the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

13,000 lorries off the roads of Northern Norway

Norwegian rail freight operator CargoNet has launched the new intermodal connection between Trondheim and Bodø. It carries up to 52 semi-trailers in each direction. With the help of the new freight service, CargoNet will be...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Russian Railways tests new piggyback flatcar

Federal Freight, a subsidiary of Russian Railways (RZD), has performed a test delivery using the brand new piggyback flatcar of 13-5205 type. With the help of the new wagon, the railway operator delivered an articulated...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Metranas intermodal terminal in Prague, source: Metrans

Combined transport at record height in 2018

The number of consignments transported using combined transport reached a historic high of 8.6 million TEU in 2018. This constituted an increase of almost 5 per cent compared to the year before. The growth was...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Abroñigal terminal

Combined transport: moving ahead or backwards?

The legislative piece that assures a harmonised intermodal regulatory framework in Europe is under fire. Although the main aim of opening up this legislation for discussion was to broaden the support for intermodal transport, it...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen