Topic: Europe

Wine, illustrative

European wines or Chinese tea in original quality

The EU and China signed a bilateral agreement to protect 100 European Geographical Indications (GIs) in China and 100 Chinese GIs in the European Union against usurpation and imitation. A GI indicates a specific geographical...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

RailFreight China goes live

Since today, 17 July, the Chinese version of the website is live: RailFreight.cn. Since the launch of RailFreight.com in 2016, the website has been expanding to bring news about the international rail freight industry to...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Freight trains on north-south corridor Europe

2019: the year of a much-needed reboot

Today is the last day of the year 2019, a good moment to look back at a very interesting year for rail freight in Europe. Four industry leaders look back, and share their ambitions for...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Richard Griffiths, Silk Road Summit Poland

The Western End of the New Silk Road

Do not just look at the New Silk Road from a western perspective, plead Richard T. Griffiths, one of the speakers at the Silk Road Summit in Poland last week. “Europe must settle its own...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Lincoln Central railway station

Re-design of European timetable starts in December

A pilot phase proposing radical changes to the railway timetabling procedures of Europe starts in December 2017. Currently, international train operations are difficult to coordinate due to a lack of harmonised timetabling procedures between European...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Ekol trainin Hungary. Photo: Ekol

New block train service Budapest-Cologne

A new block train service now runs between Budapest in Hungary and Cologne in Germany. The service has been launched by Ekol Logistics, which provides several other connections through Europe. “We are very happy to...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
JSC Kazakhstan Temir Zholy

Global rail freight numbers increased in 2016

According to a report published by research firm Marketline, the global rail freight market valued 160 billion Euros in 2016, indicating a growth of 0,5 per cent compared to the previous year. This growth was...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
UTLC

UTLC launches new container route Poland-China

UTLC JCS and Belintertrans-Germany LLC have launched a new container route between Poland and China via the Belarusian border crossing Kuznitsa/Bruzgi last week, in cooperation with Belarusian Railways’s  Baranovichi Division. The container train departed on 31th of...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen