Topic: Modal shift

Growth momentum for RCG’s ROLA operations

Rail Cargo Group is experiencing substantial growth in the sector of Rolling Road (ROLA) transport. The Austrian company exceeded by the end of October 2021 the transported volumes of 2019 and 2020. Connections on the...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

‘Railways underexposed at climate summit’

Rail was too low on the agenda at the climate summit in Glasgow. “Let’s move people and not cars”, say the European Public Transport Association and international rail industry association UITP and UIC to the...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

A spark of rail freight at COP26 in Glasgow

A convincing speech advocating rail freight was held by CEO of Lineas Geert Pauwels at the climate summit in Glasgow this Thursday morning. “To achieve the climate targets, rail transport is an indispensable link.” Pauwels...Read more
|1 comment|author: Jerom Rozendaal

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