Topic: Modal-shift

Noah's train

A decade further and still the same obstacles

The Rail Freight Forward initiative and European legislative framework could offer lessons to help railways and decision-makers around the world achieve the climate change targets agreed at the recent COP24 summit in Katowice, believes Jürgen...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Operail container train, source: Operail

Estonia expands domestic container train service

Estonian rail freight operator Operail (former EVR Cargo) has launched a container train between Tartu and Sillamäe in order to reduce truck traffic on the country’s highways. The new service is the second domestic rail...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Image: RCG/krischanz.zei

Safe as wooden houses for Rail Cargo Group

The Rail Cargo Group (RCG) is launching a new rail freight service transporting timber panels used to make wooden houses between Austria, Sweden and Norway. The agreement with Stora Enso, one of Scandinavia’s biggest renewable...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

EU rail freight test portal now live

The pilot version of a ‘one-stop-shop’ European web portal detailing rail freight service facilities across the continent can now be accessed online. The railfreightlocations.eu site is a European Union initiative involving a group of rail...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy