Topic: DB Cargo

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

East Midlands Gateway will be open in early 2020

UK-based logistics company Maritime Transport is getting closer to completion of East Midlands Gateway (EMG), its new intermodal terminal at Castle Donington. The facility will be launched in early 2020. EMG will be able to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

DB Cargo focuses on Kaliningrad route

Two subsidiaries of Deutsche Bahn have turned their look to the Kaliningrad route of China – EU railway corridor. DB Cargo Logistics and DB Cargo Polska intend to develop new train multimodal connections through Kaliningrad...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
DB Cargo the Netherlands

Sigrid Nikutta appointed to recover DB Cargo

Sigrid Nikutta has been appointed head the operative division of DB Cargo by Deutsche Bahn’s supervisory board. On Thursday 7 November, the Aufsichtsrat, the supervisory board of Deutsche Bahn, discussed the future of the ailing...Read more
|Comment|author: Folkert Nicolai
DB Cargo container train, source: DB Cargo

DB Cargo could face massive job cuts

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is considering cutting off the DB Cargo freight division. A new saving round at the loss-making division could lead to the loss of 3000 jobs until 2030, reports Reuters news agency. The management...Read more
|Comment|author: John Verleijen

New rail service Venlo-Sweden now operative

A direct rail freight service between Venlo in the Netherlands and Sweden was launched on 2 September. A dedicated blocktrain shuttles between the Dutch logistics hub and the Scandinavian cities of Malmö and Norrköping. They...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
DB Cargo container train, source: DB Cargo

DB Cargo suffers losses for 5 years

DB Cargo has suffered a loss of 1.18 billion euros in the last five years. This is apparent from an analysis of the books of the rail company carried out by sister publication Nieuwsblad Transport,...Read more
|Comment|author: John Verleijen

DB Cargo wants intelligent fleet by 2020

DB Cargo is pushing ahead with the digitalisation of its wagon fleet. By 2020, the entire fleet of around 68,000 cars will be connected to the digital world. The company is investing millions in the...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
DB Cargo locomotive. Photo credit: Alf van Beem

RailCube to provide interface DB Cargo Belgium

DB Cargo Belgium, a subsidiary of DB Cargo, has licensed the full RailCube suite to manage their rail freight operations. After an extensive selection process, DB Cargo Belgium favored RailCube over all other offerings available...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
DB Schenker train

DB Schenker will not be sold

Deutsche Bahn wants to focus on its core business in the coming years. This means, among other things, that the market share of DB Cargo must increase considerably. CEO Richard Lutz also announced that DB...Read more
|Comment|author: Tom van Gurp
RailFreight Summit 2019, source: RailFreight

RailFreight Summit 2019 – Liveblog Day 1

Wednesday 15 May is the first day of the RailFreight Summit 2019, which takes place in Gdansk, Poland. This liveblog provides broadcasting of presentations and panel discussions at the conference. Today’s main topic is rail...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko