Topic: Modal shift

The Fit for 55 package – good news for rail?

The European Commission has unveiled its ambitious ‘Fit for 55’ regulatory package. The objective is to deliver at least a 55 per cent reduction of EU greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. This is considerably higher...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Ikea onboard Maersk’s train in Spain

Ikea Supply Chain Operations chooses the train to transport products between the port of Barcelona and the Tarragona terminal in Spain. In collaboration with Maersk, the home furnishing products powerhouse decided to switch from road...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

Lamborghini moves supercars on rail

Lamborghini and Rail Cargo Group have set up a new logistics concept. The luxury cars giant will transport the Lamborghini Urus models by rail between their production site in Zwickau, Germany, and its parent plant...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

EU Council adopts important rail conclusions

The European Transport Ministers, gathered virtually at their EU Council meeting, adopted two important sets of Council Conclusions on EU rail and on the EU Strategy on Sustainable and Smart Mobility this Thursday. The mobility...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts
Paskov intermodal terminal in Czechia, source: Advanced World Transport (AWT)

Rise of intermodal services in Hungary shows the way

According to the Association of Hungarian Logistics Service Centres (MLSZKSZ), the freight market of the country is bound to experience changes after the pandemic’s impact during 2020. Hungary’s freight transportation relied mainly on road and...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

Three new rolling highways in France

The Government of France is considering three new routes for rolling highways across the country. They will be launched by the year’s end. Some of the planned rail freight connections could be extended to the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko