Topic: Electrification

MegaHub Lehrte intermodal terminal

Zero-carbon and door-to-door is already happening today

Zero-carbon door-to-door transport is already possible today. The secret lies in combined transport, using rail and, only for short distances, trucking. What is needed? CO2-free power generation, full electrification of rail transport, electrical terminal handling...Read more
|Comment|author: Malcolm Ramsay

Rail freight Canada goes electric

North America, where diesel rules supreme, is about to see a shift in freight haulage hierarchy. One trans-continental carrier is about to break ranks, with a plan to ditch the diesel and bank on batteries....Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Railway decarbonisation just the ticket for G7

The UK can show international leadership by taking decisions on railway decarbonisation this year. That is the message to G7 leaders from the Railway Industry Association, the body representing the supply chain in the UK....Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
Image: Latvian Railways

Latvia’s electrification scheme cancelled

A large-scale project to electrify the railway network of Latvia has been cancelled due a continuing drop in rail freight volumes. The national railway company Latvijas Dzelzcels took this decision this week. The electrification project...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen