SMART-RAIL latest news

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  ... Read more

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

First train from China in Rotterdam

From the Port of Rotterdam press release of 24 July 2015: “On Thursday evening the first freight train from China arrived at the Rail Service Center Rotterdam. The train, carrying... Read more

East-west flow continues to grow

From Smart-Rail partner: Port of Rotterdam: The volume of rail traffic using the land bridge between Europe and Asia is developing well. The group of European trans-Siberian operators and forwarders... Read more