Topic: German Pro-Rail Alliance

A containertrain on the 'Nord-Süd-Strecke' in Germany

Germany speeds up 740-metre freight train network upgrades

Germany’s rail freight operators have welcomed the government’s planned acceleration of infrastructure upgrades to enable 740-metre long freight trains to operate across the network. The Federal Transport Ministry has given a positive assessment of measures necessary...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

RheinCargo rail volumes down sharply in 2016

German rail freight operator RheinCargo has acknowledged that a difficult 2016 had resulted in its rail freight volumes falling from the previous year, mirroring the situation experienced by many freight operators in the country last...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

Pro-Rail Alliance threatens legal action over long HGVs

The German Pro-Rail Alliance says it is considering legal action over the Government’s proposals on introducing longer heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) on the nation’s roads without further consultation. One of Europe’s leading rail freight advocates, the...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy