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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

Railway Gazette: World rail freight news round up

From: Railway Gazette 06 March 2017 “Finnish private operator Fennia Rail has ordered two Class 774.7F EffiShunter 1600 Co-Co diesel-electric locomotives from CZ Loko for delivery this year. They will... Read more

Railway Gazette: Siemens signs ‘biggest tender for locomotives in Europe’

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Railway Gazette: Adriatic -Baltic rail freight service launched

EUROPE: What is described as the first direct rail freight service between the ports of Trieste in Italy and Kiel in Germany was launched by TX Logistik on behalf of... Read more

Railway Gazette: Captrain Deutschland orders cross-border locomotives

EUROPE: Captrain Deutschland Group has awarded Bombardier Transportation a contract to supply six Traxx multi-system electric locomotives in early 2018. They will be used to haul freight on routes between... Read more

European Parliament (railway): new legislation to get the sector back on track

     New rules to help EU countries open up their rail transport markets and improve their competitiveness are debated by MEPs on Monday evening and voted on Wednesday. The new... Read more