Topic: Rail infrastructure

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

Huge programme of engineering works in UK

A huge programme of works is planned over the Festive break in the UK. The end of December until the first week in January is the most intense period of maintenance, upgrades and installations. ’Twas the...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Syria plans to join New Silk Road

After eight years of bloody civil war, the government of the Syrian Arab Republic wants to reconstruct the country’s infrastructure and recover its economy. One of the possible solutions could be cooperation with China. The...Read more
|1 comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Kijfhoek classification yard, source: ProRail

Works at Kijfhoek classification yard delayed

The launch of maintenance works at the Dutch Kijfhoek classification yard scheduled for last week, from 1 to 4 August, was delayed for an unknown time. ProRail, the Dutch rail infrastructure manager, and contractor Swietelsky...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
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
Tracks close to Terespol station, source: PKP PLK

Poland to add new tracks near Małaszewicze terminal

Polish railway infrastructure manager PKP PLK plans to install additional broad gauge tracks at the Terespol border station in Poland. This will increase the capacity of the Terespol-Brest crossing to Belarus. Moreover, it alleviates pressure...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko