Rail Freight

EuroMaint Rail signs framework contract with Germany’s VTG

VTG in Germany has signed a framework contract which will see EuroMaint Rail overhaul tanker carriages and reprocess freight carriage wheels in Sweden. VTG is Europe's largest private freight carriage owner. The signed framework contract means that EuroMaint Rail is...

Trans Eurasia Logistics and InterRail Services GmbH enter into “Ostwind” operations partnership

At the beginning of January, Trans Eurasia Logistics (TEL) took over transport services for the “Ostwind” container block trains which run between Germany and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). The company has established a ...

QR National operational update

Since advice provided on 29 December 2010, QR National railings in Queensland have continued to be affected by widespread flooding and this is expected to continue to impact over coming weeks. Total tonnages across the QR National coal network, which...

New rail product from DB Schenker links Oslo and Narvik

DB Schenker’s new product connects the Norwegian capital Oslo to the Arctic Circle town of Narvik. The national company Schenker AS now offers regular rail transports on the 1,960 kilometer route. The DB Schenker North Rail Express brings consumer...

New rail freight wagons keep aggregate off Central London roads

DB Schenker has accepted a new fleet of 12 wagons from Nottinghamshire based manufacturer WH Davis to be used on rail freight services for Tarmac, the UK's largest quarrying company and leading supplier of construction materials. The...

GB Railfreight opens first Daventry to Italy (Novarro) service

Container shipper, DFDS, is one of the first to sign a contract with GBRf and Europorte Channel to haul a mixed goods multi-modal train from Daventry through the Channel Tunnel to France and then on to Novarro in Northern Italy....

Revamp of Reading Station

Work has begun on the £850 million redevelopment of the Reading station area. Over a ten-day period this Christmas, the workforce completed the first stage of their project, working from Christmas Eve until 4th January. The station itself was...

Twice as many passengers and freight to use the railway by 2035

Twice as many passengers and a doubling of freight by 2035 is predicted in a new document published today, looking at long term planning for the rail industry, 'Planning Ahead'. With our roads getting more congested and the need to...
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Interim report on Port Talbot track worker fatalities reveals “there was no safe system of work in place”

Network Rail has released an interim report into the fatalities that occurred at Margam, near Port Talbot in...
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Gian Paolo Gotelli to head up TX Logistik

Rail logistics group TX Logistik has appointed Gian Paolo Gotelli as its new CEO. TX Logistik, which was founded in...

First train for Shanghai Metro line 14 completed

The first driverless metro train for Shanghai Metro’s Line 14 has rolled off the assembly line in CRRC Nanjing Puzhen.

The role of apprenticeships in filling the skills gap

Rail Forum Midlands talks about the skills gap and what its doing to bridge it

New train protection system for Irish Rail

Above - CPC commercial manager John Mogridge and Egis systems integration lead François Pignard looking at the in-cab display for the...