Topic: Poland

New intermodal record on Polish tracks

Despite the reduction of bulk volume, intermodal transportation on the Polish railway network is growing. In 2019 the overall rail freight traffic in the country decreased by 5.5 per cent while the intermodal sector set...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Is a true shift to rail possible in Poland?

In Poland the expenditure on the development of transport infrastructure as well as intermodal hubs increased significantly between 2000 and 2020. Did this development contribute to a shift to rail? And is a shift from...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Poland moving from coal to containers

The Polish economy is reducing the consumption of coal. This has a direct impact on the country’s rail freight sector. As a result, the carriers are being refocused to the transportation of the containers. This...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

This is how to build a rail freight hub

Poznan is growing as a rail freight hub. Recently, a state-of-the art terminal was opened, where cranable as well as non-cranable trailers can be loaded on trains in all directions. This means thousand of trailers...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

TransContainer withdraws from Slovakia

Russian logistics provider TransContainer is no longer interested in renting the intermodal terminal in Dobrá, Slovakia. In this regard, the company has decided to liquidate TransСontainer – Slovakia, its subsidiary in this country. This intermodal...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
OBB freight train

Rail Cargo Group starts with Polish carrier

Rail Cargo Group, the freight division of Austria’s ÖBB-Holding, has finalised the integration of its latest acquisition in Poland. Its subsidiary Rail Time Polska was rebranded as Rail Cargo Carrier – Poland. It is the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Xi'an - Sławków container train in Poland

From Xi’an to Sławków in 11 days a reality

The Polish Euroterminal Sławków is celebrating the arrival of the first 1,000-metre-long freight train that travelled the 9,477-kilometre distance from China in eleven days. A new world record. Last saturday it delivered 50 containers from...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Four ways to speed up trains on the New Silk Road

The rail freight traffic between China and Europe is growing year by year. The logistics companies compete for every customer and every container. Therefore, they are constantly improving their service. What measures are they doing...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

PKP Cargo got 20 Vectron multisystem locomotives

Siemens Mobility has delivered two Vectron multisystem locomotives to PKP Cargo. Thus, the German manufacturer finalised the 20-vehicle order of the Polish rail freight operator. The multisystem locomotives help PKP Cargo strengthening its presence on...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Xi'an - Sławków container train, source: Mateusz Dawidowski

New container train from China to Poland

A new direct freight train has been launched between China and Poland. It connects Xi’an inland port to the Polish intermodal hub Euroterminal Sławków. The container rail service also provides a connection to the Port...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Laude Smart Intermodal boosts wagon fleet

Polish logistics provider Laude Smart Intermodal swiftly increases its wagon fleet. No sooner had it received 400 new flat wagons from United Wagon Company (UWC), the company booked another batch of 200 units. With the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko