Topic: Rail-freight

PKP has launched a new route to China

Polish railway company PKP Linia Hutnicza Szerokotorowa (PKP LHS) has launched a new route to China. Running a trial, a container train has departed from Euroterminal in Slawkow, and it will continue its journey on...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Image: SNCF

France to gradually take over SNCF debt

French president Emmanuel Macron announced that the state will gradually take over the debt of national rail operator SNCF, starting in January 2020. He also confirmed that he will continue pressing reforms of the company....Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Mexican rail freight landscape

‘Mexican rail freight sector lacks competition’

Mexico’s Antitrust Commission Cofece has concluded that there is a lack of competition in the national rail freight sector in a recently initiated investigation. “There are no real competition conditions in the rail freight sector, which...Read more
|Comment|author: Jose Gutierrez
Stpehen Stokes, apprecentice at Network Rail. Photo: Network Rail

New rail freight apprentice opportunities

In the UK, an international freight forwarding apprenticeship is currently being developed. Moreover, the British infrastructure manager Network Rail announced it is seeking to recruit seven engineers of the future from Wales and Borders to...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen