Topic: VTG

iWagon visualisation - a long modern blue liveried hopper wagon

Digital freight wagon sets out on UK trial

Leasing company VTG Rail UK and Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems have introduced Britain to what they call a digital freight wagon. The partners have unveiled an example of rolling stock that’s connected to more than just...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

VEGA introduces r2L system for non-cranables in France

VEGA’s roadrailLink (r2L) system to transport non-cranable semi-trailers on the rail was recently introduced at the Lille Dourges Container Terminal (LDCT), in northern France. The initiative was carried out in collaboration with VTG, which provided...Read more
|Comment|author: Marco Raimondi
VTG AG HQ in Hamburg

VTG steps in the Bulgarian rail market

VTG Rail Logistics expanded its presence in Bulgaria and the broader Balkan region by opening a new branch. VTG Rail Logistics Bulgaria has been operational since 1 November and aims to use the Balkan country...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

Nexxiot’s kingpin monitor passes the test

Nexxiot tested its new kingpin monitor system during a trial session at the DUSS terminal in Hamburg-Billwerder. The trial was organised for representatives of the AGORA Intermodal Terminals working group, who were left impressed by...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

VTG uses Brake Monitoring System on its wagons

VTG Rail Europe embraces innovation in transportation through a new collaboration with Siemens Mobility. The logistics company will start using the Brake Monitoring System (BMS) in a test period that will last for a year,...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

VTG puts hybrid locomotives on tracks

VTG Rail Logistics and its RU subsidiary Retrack will start official operations with two EuroDual locomotives. European Loc Pool (ELP) leases the locomotives, which operate on hybrid mode, using electricity and diesel fuel. The two...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

High capacity wagons for UK industry

Specialist UK manufacturer WH Davis has supplied a rake of repurposed and reengineered bulk carrier wagons to support construction materials specialist Aggregate Industries and leasing agent VTG Rail UK. The rake has been commissioned to...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton