Bottlenecks on Betuwe

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There is growing concern in Holland and Germany about the lack of connectivity over the Betuwe line, the brand new dedicated freight rail li...

DB Logistics restructure

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DB Logistics, the freight transport and logistics arm of Deutsche Bahn AG, has a new structure that sees rail freight production and sales c...

Sixth operator in France

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After EWS International, Véolia Transports (Connex Rail), SNCB Rail4Chem, and Europorte 2 (Eurotunnel), a sixth company has now obtained a ...

Porsche commits more to rail

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Germany-based car maker Porsche is extending its cooperation with Deutsche Bahn AG. Porsche already transports selected vehicles of its 911,...

More box shuttles for Rotterdam

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The Port of Rotterdam has its second container train shuttle connection with Austria within the space of a few months. Following the success...

Ruling on Iron Rhine

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The Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague has ruled that that the Dutch cannot unilaterally vary the historic line of route of the “...

Enter Railion Russia…

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Russian Railways has formed a new joint venture with Deutsche Bahn AG, Railion Russia, to take advantage of growing bilateral transport volu...

Betuwe line managers

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The Port of Rotterdam and ProRail, the sole Dutch rail network administrator (formed from the merger of ProRail, RIB and Railned in 2003) ha...

Coke on the blocks

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The first ever container block train carrying more than 2000 tonnes of Chinese coke arrived in Duisburg last month, having completed the 981...

Rail Link launches French service

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The “opening” of the French rail network has had its first concrete result. Shipping line CMA-CGM, through its new rail daughter company...

Can CargoBeamer open new horizons?

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CargoBeamer, another new horizontal transfer concept designed to bring standard, non-liftable road trailers within the scope of intermodal r...

Dow in rail switch

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For the first time, Dow Deutschland GmbH & Co OHG is using rail instead of allroad to move pellets from its plant in Neumünster, in Germany...

Railion in Italy move

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Railion Deutschland has acquired a 95 percent stake in Strade Ferrate del Mediterraneo (SFM), a private rail company based in Alessandria (n...

Intermodal rail scene heats up

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The rail intermodal scene in Italy has witnessed a recasting of alliances which has largely placed the two big players, Railion and Trenital...