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GRS/GBRf extension

GB Railfreight (GBRf) has signed a five-year deal with GRS Rail Services, a joint venture between Tarmac and aggregates...

VTG/Retrack hybrids

VTG Rail Logistics and its RU subsidiary Retrack will start official operations with two EuroDual locomotives. European Loc...

DB Cargo/Tata Steel

Tata Steel and DB Cargo UK have successfully trialled the use of 100 percent renewable hydro-treated vegetable oil (HVO) in...

Alstom’s new line

Alstom has successfully installed and commissioned it’s SIL 4 signalling Electronic Interlocking SYSTEM (IXL solution...

Dutch freight down

Rail freight traffic to, from, within and through the Netherlands decreased by about five percent in 2020. The year saw a strong...

Antwerp plans remain

In order to maximise the added value of a unified port, Port of Antwerp-Bruges will seek to develop and make optimum use of...

UK approves HS2

The UK parliament has given the go-ahead to the next phases of Britain’s high-speed railway network, HS2. This will ensure the...

Weather delays

In the ports of Amsterdam and Rotterdam, rail freight traffic still faces considerable disruptions caused by the winter weather...

Bombardier update

Bombardier Inc has published Q4 2020 (the three months period ended December 31, 2020) financial results for Bombardier Transportation...

TRANSWAGGON’s GPS

TRANSWAGGON has now digitalised its entire fleet of 13,500 freight wagons with SAVVY® Telematic. The TRANSWAGGON Group, which...

GBRf on maintenance

GB Railfreight (GBRf), has announced “a landmark cooperation” with Bayer Environmental Science, Network Rail, and a number of...

Chemical rail boost

Record intermodal and chemicals volumes as well as higher grain volumes boosted overall US rail traffic in January, according to data...

Alstom recognised

Alstom has been recognised as a Top Employer 2021 in China. It said: “Being certified as a Top Employer in the mobility sector...

EU rail losses

The EU railway industry lost 26 billion euros in revenue last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. These figures are based on...

ETCS for DB Cargo

Alstom has announced that it will equip around 13 of DB Cargo’s freight locomotives of the EG3100 series with the latest ETCS...