The government of Italy has unveiled plans to partially privatize the state rail operator, Ferrovie dello Stato, in 2016.
23 Oct 2015
A planned $350 million container hub serving Moscow is aimed at handling increased cargo flows, reducing urban congestion and speeding distribution into central Russia.
22 Oct 2015
The number of freight trains using the tunnel between the U.K. and France declined by 33 percent in the third quarter largely due to the migrant crisis at the port of Calais.
20 Oct 2015
Russian railway monopoly RZD is working to stop the flow of containerized cargo to other modes of transportation.
08 Oct 2015
Russian containerized rail companies are cutting their fleets this year and plan to do the same next year, as the country’s trade suffers from Western sanctions and the low price of oil.
02 Sep 2015
Transcontainer, Russia’s leading intermodal freight transporter, saw its revenue plummet 64 percent in the first half to $15 million, compared to $41.4 million in the first-half of 2014, as the decline in Russian trade makes itself felt in companies’ bottom lines.
27 Aug 2015
Russian railway monopoly RZD plans to build a $30 million inland hub aimed at reducing congestion at the nearby St. Petersburg port and handling transshipped cargo from the country’s largest container gateway.
17 Jul 2015
Transcontainer, Russia’s largest container rail shipping company, has had to adjust its plans to significantly expand its terminal network during the next several years as sanctions continue to take their toll on the Russian economy.
02 Jul 2015
Shippers tapping containerized rail services between the Port of Antwerp and Duisburg are poised to see greater reliability and experience less congestion at the North European seaport after the former joined forces with duisport, Europe’s largest inland port.
07 May 2015
German train drivers will continue their strike until Sunday after their union today rejected a proposal from Deutsche Bahn, the state-owned railway, for an independent mediator to help resolve their dispute.
07 May 2015
A week-long strike by German locomotive drivers that is scheduled to run until Sunday could be called off earlier as their union considers calls for an independent mediator to settle the dispute with Deutsche Bahn, the state-owned railway company.
04 May 2015
German locomotive drivers began near week-long strike Monday afternoon that threatens to clog container yards at the country’s leading ports and cause massive disruption to industrial supply chains across Europe’s largest economy.