Topic: Containers

Container train in Russia, source: Russian Railways (RZD)

More containers on Russian tracks without paperwork

Digitalisation is going really strong on Russia’s railway network. RZD, as the national railway operator, substantially increases the share of containers that are processed paperless with the help of dedicated digital platforms. The company also...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Containerised hospital on tracks in Kazakhstan

KTZ Express, an intermodal subsidiary of Kazakhstan Railways, has contributed to fighting with the coronavirus in the country. It delivered to Almaty, the largest city in Kazakhstan, the components for the prefabricated hospital. The medical...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

New intermodal record on Polish tracks

Despite the reduction of bulk volume, intermodal transportation on the Polish railway network is growing. In 2019 the overall rail freight traffic in the country decreased by 5.5 per cent while the intermodal sector set...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Poland moving from coal to containers

The Polish economy is reducing the consumption of coal. This has a direct impact on the country’s rail freight sector. As a result, the carriers are being refocused to the transportation of the containers. This...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

New multimodal link from Duisburg to Sweden

Sweden will get a new regular rail-ferry-rail connection to the German intermodal hub of Duisburg. Two railway legs will be arranged by DB Cargo Scandinavia, Kombiverkehr and Spedition Bode while the sea leg will be...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

TransContainer gets new shareholder

TransContainer, the largest rail freight service provider in Russia, has been transferred to a new main shareholder. The company’s major stake previously held by Russian Railways (RZD) was purchased at the auction by another logistics...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Metrans opens new intermodal terminal near Berlin

Czech logistics company Metrans, a subsidiary of HHLA, has opened a new intermodal terminal in Königs Wusterhausen in the vicinity of Berlin. The facility was launched in partnership with LUTRA, operator of GVZ Schönefelder Kreuz...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko