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RAIL NEWS


Watco acquires assets

Watco has acquired rail infrastructure assets and related equipment from Dow, Inc. at six major North American sites. Watco said: “This represents a revolutionary Read Article…

DB Cargo deal

All ten of the Class 60 diesel locomotives operated by GB Railfreight (GBRf) will now be maintained by DB Cargo UK. The newly-struck deal is Read article…

Crude-by-rail drop

Crude-by-rail shipments from the US Midwest to the West Coast fell 28% month on month to 157,000 b/d in April, due to lower refining runs and plunging North Dakota Read article…

VTG Polish rebrand

From now on, VTG said it is providing customers in Poland with rail logistics services under the name VTG Rail Logistics Poland. By renaming Transpetrol Read Article…

Alstom face shields

Employees of Alstom, a leader in urban mobility solutions and present for 64 years in Brazil, are manufacturing face shields on 3D printers to Read Article…

ERFA supports regulation

ERFA said it strongly supports the proposal for a Regulation by the European Commission establishing measures for a sustainable rail market in view of the COVID-19 Read article…

OVK/Slavneft deal

PJSC United Wagon Company Research and Production Corporation, the largest producer of freight cars in Russia 1 , and PJSC Slavneft-YANOS, one of the Read article…

VTG fleet modernisation

A total of 800 tank cars have been refurbished as part of VTG Logistics’ fleet modernisation. The company has been gradually renewing its 1,500 tank Read Article…

New CEO Hupac Group

In good news for intermodal transport, Switzerland is to continue subsidies for transalpine networks until 2030, Hupac Group announced, following its General Read Article…

GB Railfreight sidings

GB Railfreight (GBRf) has announced that it is set to start operations at its new intermodal sidings at Peterborough. The investment provides GBRf with Read article…

Record freight

Almost two million tonnes of freight was transported between Xi’an and Europe as demand on rail increased due to the COVID-19 pandemic limiting air and Read article…

VTG smart technology

With the aim of creating “more reliable and transparent rail freight transports”, VTG is currently testing sensors that enable predictive and status-oriented maintenance Read Article…

Rail Baltica design

Design proposals for the Šveicarija-Žeimiai section of Rail Baltica will be presented by Read article…

VTG/GB Railfreight

VTG Rail and GB Railfreight have signed a new contract for the lease of an additional 52 Read article…

VTG and Carbo Rail

Under a transaction signed in February 2020 that has now been approved by the relevant Read Article…

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