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New railway line connecting east and west

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.


The number of China-Europe trains passing through Khorgos increased

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.


Against the backdrop of an increase in cargo transportation, Moldova plans to purchase up to 1 thousand hoppers

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.


Broad gauge from Ukraine to Vienna will not be build

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


French freight operator uses diesel traction due to high electricity costs

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.


The queue of grain carriers in the direction of border crossings decreased by 41%

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.


11 million tons transported – the best result in the history of PKP LHS

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.


Operail has agreed to sell its Finnish freight operations to Nurminen Logistics

Estonian state-owned logistics company Operail has agreed to sell its Finnish freight operations to Nurminen Logistics for 27.
Mediterranean corridor


A key section of the Mediterranean Corridor is almost ready for operation

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.
Freight hub


Eurasian cargo hub under construction in Tashkent

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.


LTG Cargo starts coal transportation to Poland

The transport company LTG Cargo, part of the Lithuanian Railways Group, has started coal transportation on behalf of the Polish state coal importer.


Reconstruction of the multimodal terminal in Valencia has begun

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.