A new rail link from the Persian Gulf through Iraq to Turkey and eventually Europe is in the planning stages. Iraq is accelerating the project as it is well aware of its potential to play an important role in trade with the southeast.
At the beginning of the new year, more and more Chinese companies decided to export their products by rail to Central Asia and Europe through the port of Khorgos in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.
According to Oleg Tofilat, CEO of the state-owned carrier CFM, by 2025, the company's entire fleet of 780 grain hoppers will be decommissioned.
In the new geopolitical conditions, it makes no sense to extend broad gauge lines to Slovakia, Austria or Poland. This assessment is also shared by Russia's potential partners in these projects.
Logi-Railway, a new entrant in the French freight market, is using diesel traction to carry trains over very long distances on electrified routes because electric locomotives are too expensive.
During the meeting of railway workers with representatives of the agricultural transportation market on Thursday, January 19, they discussed reducing the number of freight wagons heading towards the border crossings.
Despite the ongoing war in Ukraine since February 24, 2022, the closure of borders with Russia and Belarus, as well as the closure of Black Sea ports, PKP LHS transported 11.
Estonian state-owned logistics company Operail has agreed to sell its Finnish freight operations to Nurminen Logistics for 27.
Adif recently carried out reliability tests on a new 45 km section in the province of Valencia. The railway will be part of a planned high-speed link between Alicante and Valencia, as well as a key link in the Mediterranean Corridor to France and on to Central Europe.
President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and his Kazakh counterpart Kassym-Jomart Tokayev officially opened the construction of a multimodal terminal for servicing Eurasian freight traffic near Tashkent.
The transport company LTG Cargo, part of the Lithuanian Railways Group, has started coal transportation on behalf of the Polish state coal importer.
Spanish railway infrastructure operator Adif has begun the first phase of a project to expand and renovate the multimodal terminal at the Valencia-Fuente San Luis station.