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

RailTech Europe to showcase freight innovation

Three exciting freight innovations will go under the spotlight at the forthcoming RailTech Europe 2017. They are all vying for the Rail Cargo Innovation Award, just one of the many highlights at the high-level conference...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy