Topic: Prorail

Railway in Utrecht, Netherlands. Image: courtesy of ProRail

Dutch Masterplan rail freight in the making

A Dutch masterplan with measures to enhance the position of the rail freight industry is in the making, following the example of Germany, which is to implement measures this year. The ministry of Infrastructure and Water...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
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New mark-ups for rail freight charges Netherlands

The Dutch government has introduced new rules that enable infrastructure manager ProRail to apply new mark-ups in the calculation of track access charges from 2019. For rail freight operators, new mark-ups will be introduced based...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
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Freight wagon derails after Dutch collision

Track repairs were needed after a freight wagon was partially derailed when it was hit by a Captrain locomotive near the Dutch city of Venlo.  National infrastructure manager ProRail said the derailed wagon, which had the...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy
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ProRail: No LPG leak from derailed Dutch wagons

Dutch rail infrastructure manager ProRail confirmed there were no leakages caused by the derailment of two freight wagons containing Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) last Monday night (November 27) in the Zeeland province of The Netherlands. Inspection The...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy