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Topic: Rail-freight

Digital transformation of railways, source: SBB

UNIFE calls for European platform on rail digitalisation

The Association of the European Rail Industry (UNIFE) considers digitalisation inevitable for the rail sector development. To support and facilitate the process, the European Commission should establish a coordinated approach towards digital technologies, prepare a...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Image: Russian Railways/RZD

Russian Railways patents new piggyback flatcar

Russian Railways (RZD) is testing new piggyback depressed floor flatcars, expected to run on rails in 2019. Joint-stock company Federal Freight, subsidiary of the Russian railway company and Uralvagonzavod, a Russian manufacturer have obtained the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler EuroDual prototype in France

SNCF subsidiary buys Stadler locomotives

SNCF rail freight subsidiary Voies Ferrées Locales et Industrielles (VFLI) and lease company Alpha Trains have purchased thirteen Stadler locomotives. The deal includes twelve Euro4001 diesel-electric locomotives and a EuroDual bi-mode locomotive. Both models are...Read more
|Comment|author: Carlijn Kruidhof