Europe

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.
BMW's deal with DB Cargo extends an agreement that has been in place since 2010.
01 Sep 2016
DB Cargo and BMW have signed a multi-year contract in another sign of shippers’ attraction to China-Europe containerized rail.
30 Aug 2016
VTG boosted first-half profit the group benefited from lower financing costs and synergies from the acquisition of a rival company.
28 Jul 2016
Deutsche Bahn’s restructuing efforts to restore profitability are beginning to show results.
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.