Topic: Shift to rail

Why rail sidings can transform German rail freight

ANALYSISThe discussion around Germany’s carbon neutrality and modal shift to rail intensifies. Currently, the public discourse involving transport associations and governmental plans focuses on how rail sidings could help companies use more rail and provide...Read more
|1 comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

‘Railways underexposed at climate summit’

Rail was too low on the agenda at the climate summit in Glasgow. “Let’s move people and not cars”, say the European Public Transport Association and international rail industry association UITP and UIC to the...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

A spark of rail freight at COP26 in Glasgow

A convincing speech advocating rail freight was held by CEO of Lineas Geert Pauwels at the climate summit in Glasgow this Thursday morning. “To achieve the climate targets, rail transport is an indispensable link.” Pauwels...Read more
|1 comment|author: Jerom Rozendaal

Lamborghini moves supercars on rail

Lamborghini and Rail Cargo Group have set up a new logistics concept. The luxury cars giant will transport the Lamborghini Urus models by rail between their production site in Zwickau, Germany, and its parent plant...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

Put waste on the rails, says Austria

In Austria, a legal amendment has been proposed to increase the transport of waste by rail. Currently, 80 per cent of this waste is still transported by road, although the cargo type is very suitable...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen