International Rail


The escalating political and economic crisis in Turkey, sparked by bribery and corruption investigations that have forced three cabinet ministers to step down, threatens to undermine the nation’s ambitious bid to become a global logistics hub.

News & Analysis

27 Oct 2016
India is pushing hard to get shippers to move more cargo via the country's railroads.
24 Oct 2016
The fee will further drive up surface transportation costs in Russia, where trucking rates are also set to jump.
PSA International's decision to expand into China's hinterland rail network is a testament to the growth potential of containerized rail in the worksh
12 Oct 2016
PSA International is making its first venture into China’s hinterland rail network.
06 Oct 2016
The Port of Rotterdam is aiming to expand its reach into the central European hinterland via containerized rail.
03 Oct 2016
Mexican shippers and railroads are closely watching to see if a new regulatory agency will lower rates and how it will weigh in on disagreements between carriers and customers, as intermodal volume growth sputters.
With the crisis unlikely to abate soon, complaints of inappropriate pricing practices related to Hanjin Shipping cargo will most likely continue to surface.
23 Sep 2016
Hanjin Shipping told a bankruptcy court in Newark, New Jersey, on Friday that railways, terminal operators, and container lessors are price gouging the South Korean line’s shippers by asking those cargo owners to pay more than usual to bring freight into US ports, in the wake of Hanjin’s recent bankruptcy filing.
23 Sep 2016
A decision by a Brazilian regulator threatens to slow investments in rail capacity aimed at reducing bottlenecks and offering more services to shippers at Santos.
22 Sep 2016
DP World, which has a clutch of container terminals in India, is expanding its inland services in the emerging Asian economy.
The fastest shipments by rail on Asia-Europe take around 15 days, compared with 33 days by ocean and three days by air.
19 Sep 2016
Beneficial cargo owners are steadily increasing volumes on landbridge services as they become more sophisticate.
13 Sep 2016
DB Cargo's second contract to move cargo between Germany and China rail this month underscores the rising popularity of this niche market competing against the dominant Asia-Europe sea route.