Topic: France

Novatrans transports P400s between Paris-Perpignan

Intermodal rail operator Novatrans will start a daily service connecting Perpignan in southern France, near the border with Spain, and Valenton terminal in Paris. It will accommodate the transportation of containers, swap bodies, but most...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

Swissterminal invests in French intermodal market

Swissterminal will take over operations of the three French inland ports Ottmarsheim, Huningue-Village-Neuf and Ile Napoléon. The company has won an international tender to operate the three Alsatian ports. The three ports will be merged...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Three new rolling highways in France

The Government of France is considering three new routes for rolling highways across the country. They will be launched by the year’s end. Some of the planned rail freight connections could be extended to the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Canfranc-Oloron railway track loses vital customers

The chemical company Ercros will no longer use the Spanish-Franco railway track between Canfranc and Oloron. The infrastructure requires upgrades to respond to the market needs, the long-term customer claimed. The railway line is 61.5 km...Read more
|Comment|author: Jose Gutierrez
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Lyon-China line now for cooled transport

The rail freight service from the French city of Lyon to Wuhan in Central China is now available for refrigerated agricultural products. Trains are loaded and unloaded in Venissieux, 16 kilometres far from Lyon. There...Read more
|Comment|author: Jose Gutierrez