Topic: Rail Cargo Group

Hungary and Azerbaijan come closer together

ADY Container, subsidiary of Azerbaijan’s national railway company and the Hungarian subsidiaries of the Rail Cargo Group, which is a branch of the Austrian ÖBB have joined forces to organise container freight between Central and...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
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

New route Germany-Italy eases busy Brenner axis

Rail Cargo Group has launched a new connection Verona-Lübeck, connecting the Northern Italian area with the Hanseatic city and the Eastern European Central Region. As the largest German Baltic Sea port, the Port of Lübeck...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Container train of Rail Cargo Group, source: Rail Cargo Group

New non-stop connection between Enns and Hamburg

Rail Cargo Group has launched a new rail freight connection between the northern seaport of Hamburg and Enns in Austria. The service includes two roundtrips per week without stopover. According to the ÖBB subsidiary, the...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Wels-Vienna-Budapest line 3 times per week

The Austrian Rail Cargo Group and German Kombiverkehr have partnered up to realise a three-weekly rail freight connection between Wels, Vienna and Budapest. The three cities in Germany, Austria and Hungary are main nodes in...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Rotterdam rail feeding locomotive. Photo: Pixabay

What is new this week in Europe?

Many new connections and departures were launched or announced this week. These include two services between the Netherlands and Germany. Three new lines were established to Italy; from Germany, Belgium and Austria.  A new service commenced...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
RailFreight Summit 2019, source: RailFreight

RailFreight Summit 2019 – Liveblog Day 1

Wednesday 15 May is the first day of the RailFreight Summit 2019, which takes place in Gdansk, Poland. This liveblog provides broadcasting of presentations and panel discussions at the conference. Today’s main topic is rail...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
ÖBB Rail Cargo Austria

Multimodal service Austria-Sweden launched

Rail Cargo Group (RCG) has established a direct link between Vienna and Scandanavia. Four times a week a multimodal service runs between the Austrian capital and Trelleborg, the southernmost city in Sweden. Trelleborg is also the...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen