Topic: Rail logistics

whisky train, Ben Ade

Whisky by rail – a Scottish history lesson

Rail freight rarely says no. Whatever the customer wants to move, there’s a train that can take it. Take arguably Scotland’s most famous export for example – whisky. In this special column for, self-confessed...Read more
|Comment|author: Joost Riemslag

British Steel’s new Italian rail logistics hub

British Steel has expanded its European rail operations by opening a new long-length rail logistics centre in Italy. A key supplier to the Italian national rail provider Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI), British Steel has launched the...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

Green Cargo puts its foot on the gas

Green Cargo, Sweden’s longest-running rail freight operator, has been awarded a contract for a twice-weekly service carrying propane gas for energy supplier E.ON. The long-term agreement will see services operating between Karlshamn and SSAB’s steel...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

Voestalpine’s RFID delivers digital efficiency

Freight wagons will become ‘virtually intelligent’ thanks to the application of Big Data – that’s the key message from one of the industry’s leading freight logisticians. Peter Boom, of Voestalpine Signaling, says infrastructures are in...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy