Topic: Rail freight

First steel train in new facility London Thamesport, operated by DB Cargo UK for Tata Steel. Photo credit: DB Cargo UK

First steel train at London Thamesport

Last Friday, the first steel train arrived at the new facility of  London Thamesport. The train was operated by DB Cargo UK, carrying a shipment for Tata Steel. “Proud to have taken the first ever...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Image: Hector Rail

LKAB signs haulage contract with Hector Rail

The Swedish mining company LKAB has signed a new haulage contract with freight logistics supplier Hector Rail for the period of five years. The contract will be effective from December 2017. Hector Rail is an important...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
JSC Kazakhstan Temir Zholy

Global rail freight numbers increased in 2016

According to a report published by research firm Marketline, the global rail freight market valued 160 billion Euros in 2016, indicating a growth of 0,5 per cent compared to the previous year. This growth was...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
UTLC

UTLC launches new container route Poland-China

UTLC JCS and Belintertrans-Germany LLC have launched a new container route between Poland and China via the Belarusian border crossing Kuznitsa/Bruzgi last week, in cooperation with Belarusian Railways’s  Baranovichi Division. The container train departed on 31th of...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Image: courtesy of Renfe

Spain’s Renfe seeks European intermodal partner

SNCF and Deutsche Bahn are favourites to become a partner of Renfe Mercancías, Spain’s national rail freight operator, which is looking to expand its cross-border connections. The Spanish Government is due to start assessing potential candidates...Read more
|Comment|author: Jose Gutierrez