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Railway Gazette: logistics bodies urge action after Rastatt ‘disaster’

Railway Gazette: 5 September 2017 EUROPE: ‘The European system of rail logistics is about to collapse’, warned more than 20 trade bodies on September 4 in an open letter to... Read more

Railway Gazette: Trafikverket unveils 12-year investment plan

Railway Gazette: 31 August 2017 SWEDEN: Transport infrastructure authority Trafikverket formally launched its 2018-29 national plan on August 31, submitting its spending proposals to the government and starting a three-month... Read more

Railway Gazette: Tank Wagon telematics contract

Railway gazette: 29 August 2017: EUROPE: Asto Telematics has been awarded a contract to equip Sasol Germany’s fleet of ethylene oxide tank wagons and tank-containers with its new aJour ATEX... Read more

Railway Gazette: Fashion is in rail freight

Railway Gazette 1 August 2017: EUROPE: Transmec Group is expanding its rail freight services to meet growing demand, particularly from the fashion sector, and is investing €6m in 160 trailers,... Read more

Railway Gazette: Port rail access funding

Railway Gazette 21 June 2017: SPAIN: A series of agreements that will see state-owned port authorities fund rail infrastructure upgrades were signed by ADIF on June 6. The total cost... Read more

Railway Gazette: Südostbahn plans automatic train operation

Railway Gazette 16 June 2017: SWITZERLAND: A pilot project to develop automatic train operation was unveiled by Südostbahn AG on June 15. The ultimate intention is to achieve Grade of... Read more

Railway Gazette: Beer train launched

From the Railway Gazette 14 June 2017: BELGIUM: Rail freight operator Lineas ran a pilot service carrying Jupiler beer from AB InBev’s brewery at Jupille near Liège to Delhaize’s warehouse... Read more

Railway Gazette: Rotterdam railway rerouting approved

From Railway Gazette 08 June 2017: NETHERLANDS: State Secretary at the Ministry of Infrastructure & Environment Sharon Dijksma has approved plans by the Port of Rotterdam Authority and ProRail to... Read more

Railway Gazette: Eurotunnel’s third-generation freight shuttles enter service

From Railway Gazette 14 May 2017 EUROPE:  The first of three additional freight shuttle rakes for carrying lorries was inaugurated by Groupe Eurotunnel Chairman & CEO Jacques Gounon and President... Read more

Smart-Rail at Future of Transportation World Conference 2017

Smart Rail Coordinator mr Ming Chen ( TNO) will take part of the Future Transportation World Conference 2017 as a key speaker. The event will take place on the 5th... Read more