Topic: Hupac

Rotterdam rail feeding locomotive. Photo: Pixabay

What is new this week in Europe?

Many new connections and departures were launched or announced this week. These include two services between the Netherlands and Germany. Three new lines were established to Italy; from Germany, Belgium and Austria.  A new service commenced...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Kolyadichi intermodal terminal, source: Belintertrans

Belarus to build new intermodal terminal

In 2020 Belarusian Railway will start the construction of a new intermodal terminal for handling products transported between China and the EU. It will be located at the Great Stone Industrial Park, a joint Chinese-Belarusian...Read more
|1 comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Milan-Xi’an Freight Express, source: Hupac

Hupac launches Milan-Xi’an container train

Swiss intermodal transport operator Hupac has launched a new rail freight service to China. It links Milan with Xi’an, capital of Shaanxi province. The connection is organised in partnership with Xi’an International Port Area Haidebang...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Viia train crossing tunnel of Le Perthus

New piggyback service Barcelona – Bettembourg

Renfe Mercancias and SNCF-owned rail freight company Viia have started a piggyback service between Barcelona and Bettembourg in Luxembourg. The first train departed on 20 February. It is for the first time that this type...Read more
|Comment|author: Jose Gutierrez
Busto Arsizio. Photo: Hupac

Hupac starts automated train inspection in Busto Arsizio

Hupac has officially opened its automated rail portal in the Terminal Busto Arsizio-Gallarate. Here, it applies Optical Character Recognition (OCR), a solution for automated train inspection, identification and inventor. The technology is an important feature that...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Hupac in Germany

Hupac launches new services Antwerp-Eastern Germany

Hupac has introduced new and additional services between Antwerp and Eastern Germany. It has launched a new, regular connection to Schkopau, and increased the frequency of the trains to Schwarzheide. The service between Antwerp Combinant...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Gateway Basel Nord. Photo: Youtube

100 million Euros injected in Gateway Basel Nord

The Swiss government has committed to invest 71 million Euros (83 million Swiss francs) in Gateway Basel Nord. In addition, Gateway Basel Nord AG (GBN) is contributing another 40 million Euros (47 million Swiss francs),...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen