Starting in 2021, Alstom and ProRail will test Automatic Train Operations (ATO) using a Lineas shunting locomotive.
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Rail freight is incredibly important. Whether it is helping to remove lorries off the roads and drastically reducing congestion, or transporting goods that we consume every day, all countries rely on rail freight to provide a faster, greener, safer and more efficient way of transporting goods than via road or air.
Our rail freight content focuses on the biggest trends and developments in helping advance cargo movement by rail and create a modal shift.?
The Canadian National Railway Company (CN) has announced that its investments in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia will be focused on safety and capacity to strengthen the rail network, help reduce emissions, and support economic growth.
CAPTRAIN Espa?a has signed a framework contract with Alpha Trains for up to 21 units of the new full electric EURO6000 Stadler locomotives.
GB Railfreight (GBRf) has announced a new three-year deal with DB Cargo UK to undertake the maintenance of 10 Class 60 locomotives, as well as providing technical in-field support.
The two-year strategic plan will see the ARA support the development of rail freight to create stronger connections between cities and regions.
Under the contract, Voith will be responsible for the major overhaul of 30 Lineas locomotives over the next four and a half years.
Since 14 June 2020, DB Cargo Belgium has been operating entirely under its own license, meaning that it is now an accredited railway company in Belgium.
By introducing the new sidings, GB Railfreight gains much needed track capacity to help facilitate its growing intermodal services.
Almost two million tonnes of freight was transported between Xi'an and Europe as demand on rail increased due to the COVID-19 pandemic limiting air and sea freight capacity.
Following an order for 32 Ecofret2? triple wagon sets, GB Railfreight has announced that it has ordered 52 Ecofret2? intermodal wagons from VTG.
The new investments will be focused on developing GB Railfreight's existing facilities and properties in Cambridgeshire, highlighting the company’s commitment to investing in the UK economy.
Georgia Ports Authority’s Mason Mega Rail project has passed a major milestone by putting into operation the first nine of 18 new working tracks, with its first two rail-mounted gantry cranes to be commissioned in early-June 2020.
Destined for the badly affected Lombardy region, DB Schenker is working to transport over 1,000 tonnes of medical supplies from China to Italy in just 15 days, door-to-door.
Alex joins GB Railfreight from Network Rail and will play a pivotal role in supporting the recovery of the railway post-COVID-19.
The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) has welcomed the Federal Government’s response to the recent 'Building Up & Moving Out' report which highlights the critical role rail will continue to play in the development of Australia’s cities and freight networks.