Topic: Rail freight

Strategic priorities for HS2

HS2, one of the largest infrastructure projects in the UK, is gradually being implemented. The High Speed Rail Group highlights six strategic priorities that the planned line between London and Northern England should address. What...Read more
|2 comments|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Polish operators deploy apiaries along tracks

More and more railway operators in Poland are setting up their own apiaries. Some of them install beehives at the building roofs but most undertakings prefer to deploy beehives along the tracks. Among the latest...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

France to suspend track access charges

Railway undertakings in France will receive a powerful impulse from the government to relaunch their businesses. There will be zero track access charges, which will be active until the end of 2020. In order to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Digital coupling reduces human exposure to risks

The Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking has approved the European DAC (Digital Automatic Coupler) Delivery Programme proposed by its Executive Director on request of the railway undertakings. It will encompass all actors of the European rail sector....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
RailFreight China

RailFreight China goes live

Since today, 17 July, the Chinese version of the website is live: RailFreight.cn. Since the launch of RailFreight.com in 2016, the website has been expanding to bring news about the international rail freight industry to...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

New brand for Lithuanian Railways

Lithuanian Railways is moving further in its transformation. After major changes in the corporate structure, the state-owned holding has introduced its new brand. Each group’s division has also received a new name as well as...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Robots improve the manufacture of wagons

The United Wagon Company (UWC), a key manufacturer of freight wagons in Russia, has introduced a new robotic complex. It will be used for the arc welding of intermediate beams. With its help, the company...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Elecrtrified railway in Latvia, source: Latvijas dzelzceļš

Latvia cancels electrification of railways

Latvian national railway company Latvijas Dzelzceļš (LDz) has cancelled its planned and ongoing projects to electrify the country’s railway network valued at 441 million euros. At the same time, LDz requires the financial bailout from...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko