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New Silk Road in 2020: Covid-19, increased traffic and empty containers

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2020 was a year of remarkable growth for rail freight traffic on the New Silk Road, despite the many difficulties. More trains, increased volumes, new destinations across the Eurasian routes, but also congestions, and imbalances compose the mosaic of the New Silk Road in the year about to ...

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New Silk Road in 2020: Covid-19, increased traffic and empty containers

New Silk Road in 2020: Covid-19, increased traffic and empty containers

2020 was a year of remarkable growth for rail freight traffic on the New Silk Road, despite the many difficulties. More trains, increased volumes, new destinations across the Eurasian ...

Russia and Austria cooperate on railway digitalisation

Russia and Austria cooperate on railway digitalisation

On 26, 27, and 28 March the Freight and Terminal Forum is taking place in Utrecht, the Netherlands. This is the live blog, with news updates, videos and interviews of this first freight ...

China-Mongolia border port sees surge in China-Europe freight trains

China-Mongolia border port sees surge in China-Europe freight trains

A reach stacker handles cargo containers at the Manzhouli Railway Station in Manzhouli, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, July 1, 2020. (Xinhua/Yu Jia) HOHHOT, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) ...

Inside DHL’s new rail freight service between China and Germany

Inside DHL’s new rail freight service between China and Germany

DHL's new line was built in an effort to strengthen trade between the EU and China, which is already estimated to be worth €1bn a day.

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Abbreviation ABAC Accrual Based Accounting ATO Automatic Train Operation AWP Annual Work Plan AAR Annual Activity Report CA Commitment Appropriation CAPEX Capital Expenditure CBA Cost ...

Smart technology is modernizing the rail business

Smart technology is modernizing the rail business

“It’s a very innovation-intensive industry,” says Dierkx, “where wheels meet steel.” Although new initiatives such as the Internet of Things are in the news, with many industries exploring ...

Ukrzaliznytsia hurts grain trade with its antiquated monopoly

Ukrzaliznytsia hurts grain trade with its antiquated monopoly

Ukraine’s grain producers could be close to eliminating their biggest pain point. After years of complaining that the state railway monopoly Ukrzaliznytsia lacks capacity to transport the ...

Great Scenic Railway Journeys of the World

Great Scenic Railway Journeys of the World

If you love trains, these are the great scenic railway journeys of the world. Glorious, stunning, and in some cases the trip of a lifetime.

Chinese Interest in US Rail Threatens National Security, Economy, US Experts Say

Chinese Interest in US Rail Threatens National Security, Economy, US Experts Say

A new House bill and a recent congressional hearing have highlighted the potential threats that would come with ...

Sleepers Swiss night trains: past, present and future

Sleepers Swiss night trains: past, present and future

The Swiss Federal Railways is discussing re-investing in sleeper trains, reacting to a public increasingly sceptical of flying short distances.