To say it’s been a challenging year for the rail freight sector, not least in Europe, is an understatement. While the immediate effects of the Rastatt landslip in August were nothing short of an operational...Read more
A highly efficient UK rail freight network is a step closer with the signing of a new deal to upgrade the nation’s freight trains with European Train Control System (ETCS) onboard technology.
ETCS ensures that trains...Read more
GB Railfreight’s (GBRf) Chief Operating Officer David Knowles is to become Managing Director of Swedish-based parent group Hector Rail AB. With 25 years’ experience in the rail freight sector, he is being seen as the...Read more
A consortium of companies created to develop the technical elements of the European Railway Traffic Management System (ERTMS) have signed letters of intent committing the project to the next phase. The companies’ CEOs met with European...Read more
Austrian freight carrier Rail Cargo Group (RCG) is to receive 200 new locomotives for use on its cross-border operations in a deal signed by parent company ÖBB and Siemens. Described as Europe’s ‘biggest locomotives tender’,...Read more