08 Jul 2014
Rail is a long-distance transport alternative to road, ocean and air freight for temperature-controlled goods, according to the results of a two-year project that included a trial shipment from the Port of Antwerp to Kazakhstan.
A Belgian freight train in Strasbourg, France.
18 Dec 2013
The European Union has approved its fourth package of measures to restructure the rail market and has adopted Shift2Rail...
Railroad tracks
20 Nov 2013
As the frequency of Asia-Europe rail services increases costs will gradually fall, encouraging more shippers to turn to intermodal options to avoid the high cost of air freight and the slow steaming transit times available from lines, one leading logistics executive believes.
31 Oct 2013
China’s HNA Group has completed the acquisition of TIP Trailer Services, Europe’s largest truck and trailer leasing company, from GE Capital.
A full Freightliner train departing London Gateway.
04 Oct 2013
Freightliner has run its first service out of London Gateway to collect import containers destined for the Midlands in England.
04 Oct 2013
Eurotunnel, the Anglo-French operator of the rail tunnel across the English Channel, warned that it could be forced to el
Heiko Fischer, CEO of VTG Aktiengesellschaft, left, and Karl Gernandt, chairman of Kuehne + Nagel International AG, on Sept. 27 signed an agreement to merge some rail logistics operations of the two companies.
27 Sep 2013
Plans for a merger of rail logistics operations by Kuehne + Nagel and VTG Aktiengesellschaft advanced today with the signing of a merger agreement by...
Rendering of PKP Cargo train.
27 Aug 2013
The privatization of PKP Cargo moved closer after the Polish state rail freight operator reached agreement with labor unions over its initial public offering.
05 Aug 2013
The first freight train from Zhengzhou, China, to Europe has arrived at the freight yard in Hamburg-Billwerder, Germany, carrying 51 containers.
26 Jul 2013
The German government has signed a financial deal for the construction of a third rail line between Emmerich and Oberhausen in the nation’s North Rhine-Westphalia state.
23 Jul 2013
Freightliner Group has named Russell Mears as chief executive, effective Sept. 30, 2013.
15 Jul 2013
Rail Service Center Rotterdam at the Netherlands’ Port of Rotterdam today celebrated handling its 5 millionth cargo unit since 1993.

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