Topic: Track access charges

Railway in Utrecht, Netherlands. Image: courtesy of ProRail

Dutch Masterplan rail freight in the making

A Dutch masterplan with measures to enhance the position of the rail freight industry is in the making, following the example of Germany, which is to implement measures this year. The ministry of Infrastructure and Water...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Image: ProRail

New mark-ups for rail freight charges Netherlands

The Dutch government has introduced new rules that enable infrastructure manager ProRail to apply new mark-ups in the calculation of track access charges from 2019. For rail freight operators, new mark-ups will be introduced based...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Image: Volvo Group

China sees continued growth in rail freight

Railways in China carried 246 billion tonnes of cargo in July. This is a 17 per cent increase year-on-year and an improvement on the 15.5 per cent year-on-year growth in June, according to figures released...Read more
|Comment|author: Marieke van Gompel