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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

Nieuwsblad Transport: Havenbedrijf koopt spooroperator

Uit het Nieuwsblad Transport van 8 mei 2017: Havenbedrijf Rotterdam heeft de spooroperator PortShuttle overgenomen van De Boomgroep van Eric van Wijngaarden. Het bedrijf biedt een dagelijkse spoorverbinding aan tussen... Read more

Railway Gazette: RENFE plans for profitable freight

Railway Gazette: 12 April 2017 SPAIN: The freight business of national operator RENFE is aiming to move into profit within three years under its 2017-19 management plan. This is in... Read more

Railway Gazette: SBB wants better co-operation with road transport

Railway Gazette: 11 April 2017: SWITZERLAND: Swiss Federal Railways and national road transport association Astag have joined forces to demand a more effective freight transport policy at national level and... Read more

Railway Gazette: Port of Antwerpen supports rail freight service

From Railway Gazette 15 March 2017 EUROPE: H&S Container Line is to introduce a second weekly freight service between Andernach in Rheinland-Pfalz in Germany and the Belgian port of Antwerpen,... Read more

Railway Gazette: Freight Operators fined for stifling competition

“SPAIN: National competition authority CNMC announced on March 6 that it would be imposing fines totalling €75∙6m on freight operators, following an investigation which had revealed anti-competitive practices in breach... Read more