Topic: India

Metal theft causes train delays and increased costs for DB

Metal thefts increasingly disrupt Deutsche Bahn’s (DB) freight transportation operations. Thieves are especially interested in removing copper cables, thus causing substantial damage to German railway infrastructure. The damage, in turn, results in significant delays for...Read more
|Comment|author: Chengfan Zhao

Turkmenistan officially joins the INSTC

The Russian government has agreed to have Turkmenistan join the International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC). The addition of Turkmenistan offers an alternative route on the eastern branch of the corridor that would bypass Azerbaijan.Read more
|Comment|author: Marco Raimondi

Can India teach some lessons on rail freight policy?

ANALYSISIndia’s rail freight market is unique in many ways. The country has an established and fully functional network of dedicated freight corridors, double-stack trains and ambitious plans to shift substantial freight volumes on the rail....Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

Everyone wants to reap the fruits of INSTC

ANALYSISWhat started as a far-fetched but relatively promising route and developed into Russia’s main diversification corridor is now becoming a hot trend everyone wishes to join. It’s all about the International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC)...Read more
|1 comment|author: Nikos Papatolios