Topic: Germany

DB Cargo container train, source: DB Cargo

DB Cargo’s figures deep red in 2019

DB Cargo recorded a loss (EBIT) of 308 million euros last year. That was considerably higher than in 2018, when the deficit reached 190 million. DB Schenker did well last year. This is evident from...Read more
|Comment|author: Tom van Gurp

Four ways to speed up trains on the New Silk Road

The rail freight traffic between China and Europe is growing year by year. The logistics companies compete for every customer and every container. Therefore, they are constantly improving their service. What measures are they doing...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Rail freight produces 6 times less CO2 than truck

In 2018, an average freight train emitted around 18 grams of carbon dioxide per tonne-kilometer. The emissions of an average truck were much higher: 112 grams of CO2 per kilometer. The Umweltbundesamt, the environmental department...Read more
|Comment|author: Folkert Nicolai

New multimodal link from Duisburg to Sweden

Sweden will get a new regular rail-ferry-rail connection to the German intermodal hub of Duisburg. Two railway legs will be arranged by DB Cargo Scandinavia, Kombiverkehr and Spedition Bode while the sea leg will be...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Metrans opens new intermodal terminal near Berlin

Czech logistics company Metrans, a subsidiary of HHLA, has opened a new intermodal terminal in Königs Wusterhausen in the vicinity of Berlin. The facility was launched in partnership with LUTRA, operator of GVZ Schönefelder Kreuz...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko