Europe

Rate cuts by the Russian rail monopoly RZD have made trucking uncompetitive with rail on some key routes, boosting the market share of the latter.
27 Jul 2016
Russia’s container trade continues to rebound, sparking an intense competition between truckers and railroads.
06 Jul 2016
The original deadline for binding bids was April 26, but Greece’s privatization agency has pushed it back three times.
01 Jul 2016
Trains are a critical tool that can be used to relieve port congestion, but in Europe they face a number of challenges.
23 Jun 2016
A new containerized cargo transportation firm able to compete with global majors may soon appear in Russia.
01 Jun 2016
Russia is making it easier for shippers to secure spot containerized rail transport.
31 May 2016
A container block train bound for Duisburg in Germany pulled out of the northwestern Chinese city of Urumqi at the weekend, the latest milestone in the development of China-Europe container rail links.
30 May 2016
Switzerland will open the world’s longest rail tunnel June.
17 May 2016
France’s ports, railways and airports face shutdown.
28 Apr 2016
The government of Ukraine plans to significantly reduce tariffs on container shipments via the trans-Caspian international transport route.
27 Apr 2016
Deutsche Bahn, Germany’s state-owned railway, is pressing ahead with plans to list its DB Schenker logistics unit on the stock market.
18 Apr 2016
In a major surprise, China’s Cosco has decided not to submit a bid to acquire Greece’s state-owned railway.
15 Apr 2016
China’s Cosco, Russian Railways and Italy’s state-owned railway, Trenitalia, are expected to submit initial bids for Greece’s national rail operator by today’s deadline.