SMART-RAIL latest news

Ministers agree on political pillar of Fourth Railway Package

Railway Gazette website – 8 October 2015 EUROPE: European Union transport ministers reached unanimous agreement on the general approach to the political pillar of the Fourth Railway Package at a... Read more

Launch of new Rotterdam – Burghausen rail shuttle

Port of Rotterdam news: 07 October 2015 Today DB Schenker BTT GmbH will be launching its new rail connection between KombiTerminal Burghausen (KTB) and the port of Rotterdam via the... Read more

Newag to build TSI-compliant multi-system freight loco

Railway Gazette 25 September 2015 POLAND: The Natio­nal Cen­tre for Rese­arch & Deve­lop­ment has awarded Newag a 10·9m złoty grant to support the development of what the company says would... Read more

Towards a Freight-Friendlier Rail System in Europe – MIT Supply Chain Frontiers #58

SMART-Rail partner, Dr. Susana Val from Zaragoza Logistics Center, has published the following article in the MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Supply Chain Frontiers #58” “The European Smart-Rail project launched... Read more

Swiss Government funds more maintenance

Railway Gazette – 17 September 2015 SWITZERLAND: Swiss Federal Railways has secured a 15% increase in infrastructure funding from the government for the next three-year performance contract covering 2017-20. Due... Read more

Østfold ETCS pilot line goes life

Railway Gazette – 15 September 2015: NORWAY: Services on an 80 km section of the Østfoldbanen southeast of Oslo are now running under ETCS Level 2, following the formal commissioning of... Read more

Press release: EU-funded SMART-RAIL project launches website

The EU-funded Smart-Rail project opens doors for cooperation and use of new business models by implementation of client-oriented rail solutions on European corridors Delft, the Netherlands, 4 September 2015 Today... Read more

First train arrives at Rotterdam World Gateway

The first commercial freight train arrived at the Rotterdam World Gateway container storage and transhipment terminal on August 25. Folow the link to read more in the Railway Gazette  

SMART-RAIL, the project has started !

On Monday 11th May 2015 at 09:00 O’clock, the Smart-Rail project kicked-off with the first General Assembly! During these days the partners were informed on all Work Packages, the Living Labs, planning,... Read more

Kukla offers new Munich–Rotterdam services

From Smart-Rail partner Port of Rotterdam: Kukla offers new Munich–Rotterdam services Under the name “Port Munich“, freight forwarder Robert Kukla of Munich is offering new container services between Southern Germany... Read more