Global rail freight volumes will rise with 2.8 per cent this year, accounting for an additional 1.3 million tonnes. In 2019, the volumes will increase by 2.1 per cent. That is the prediction of Panteia, a Dutch research institute. Freight movement is in the lift, and the rail sector is likely to grow along, they predict. Apart from a general growth...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Drone employed to inspect overhead line equipment

Network Rail uses drone to survey railway

Network Rail performed its first drone survey last Friday on the southwestern rail route near Bournemouth, England. The drone made its first flight to survey a trespass hotspot, looking to record anyone risking their lives...Read more
|Comment|author: Carlijn Kruidhof
DB Schenker freight train Germany

DB Cargo suffers 127 million Euros loss

In the first half of 2018, DB Cargo suffered an operating loss of 127 million Euros in earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT). In the same period last year, Deutsche Bahn’s rail freight subsidiary came...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen