Topic: SBB Cargo

SBB cargo trains. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Shunting by a single person who is not even at the site

Manufacturer Knorr-Bremse and Israeli start-up company Rail Vision will equip multiple SBB cargo shunting locomotives with Rail Vision’s assisted remote shunting system for obstacle detection. After prototype testing is successfully completed at the end of...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
SBB freight train, source: SBB Cargo International

SBB Cargo to plan railway in cloud

To plan, dispatch and deploy trains and staff, SBB Cargo uses the integrated standard solution IVU.rail from IT specialist IVU Traffic Technologies. The Swiss Federal Railways subsidiary is now planning in the IVU.cloud, too. SBB Cargo...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
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SBB Cargo to open for public partnership

The Swiss government has announced to look for investors for SBB Cargo. It is planning to sell a minority stake in the freight arm of the state-owned railway company, the government confirmed in a statement...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Gateway Basel Nord. Photo: Youtube

100 million Euros injected in Gateway Basel Nord

The Swiss government has committed to invest 71 million Euros (83 million Swiss francs) in Gateway Basel Nord. In addition, Gateway Basel Nord AG (GBN) is contributing another 40 million Euros (47 million Swiss francs),...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Innovative tank container BASF. Photo: BASF

These innovations hit the tracks in 2018

This year, several key players in the rail freight industry have launched innovative concepts; from bogies to wheelsets, from brakes to tank containers. While SBB Cargo is launching operations of its 5L Demonstrator, DB Cargo...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Construction work on Swiss railway. Photo: SBB

Several railway closures in Switzerland this summer

SBB will carry out extensive construction work during the summer months. This will affect freight traffic on several trajectories, the Swiss railway company announced. Several track sections will be completely or partially blocked from 30...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen