Topic: Germany

Siemens-made Smartron locomotive, source: Siemens Mobility

New order for Smartron freight locomotives

Siemens Mobility has received a new order for 25 Smartron electric locomotives specially developed in accordance with the requirements of the German rail freight market. The deal was concluded with Paribus Holding, a Hamburg-based investment...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Vectron Dual Mode locomotive, source: Siemens Mobility

Vectron Dual Mode locomotive completed

Siemens Mobility has accomplished the manufacture of the first Vectron Dual Mode locomotive. The vehicle will be capable to use both electric energy and diesel fuel. The Dual Mode locomotive was designed and developed primarily...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Lineas freight train, source: Lineas

Lineas strengthens presence in Germany

Belgian rail freight operator Lineas plans to strengthen its business in Germany. Therefore, the company continues a recruitment campaign in the neighbouring country. Lineas will hire at least ten new train drivers in Germany by...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Betuweroute, image: ProRail

New terminal on the Betuweroute

The Dutch province of Gelderland and Ministry of Infrastructure and Public Works will jointly invest in the construction of a new rail terminal in Valburg near Arnhem. The rail terminal will be located on the...Read more
|Comment|author: Carlijn Kruidhof
A containertrain on the 'Nord-Süd-Strecke' in Germany

Germany still best performing country in trade logistics

The World Bank has released its aggregated Logistics Performance Index (LPI), an interactive benchmarking tool evaluating the logistics performance of 167 countries. Germany ranked the best performing country in the field of trade logistics. The aggrevated...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen