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December 2012 Rail News
December 2012 Rail News
- 20 Dec. 2012 - Agreement for the division of the ability for the cargo trains on the lines Rotterdam-Genoa and Antwerp-Lyon/Basel He has been undersigned from Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, Luxemburg, Countries Bassi and Switzerland
- 17 Dec. 2012 - Italy-Switzerland agreements in the fields of the energy, infrastructures & the transports Between the objectives, the improvement of the railway lines of the Saint Gottardo & the Sempione
- 11 Dec. 2012 - Operating the first 18,5 kilometers of the railway line to high speed between Bari and Naples Connect Cervaro with Bovine. The doubling of the draft will be completed within 2014
- 11 Dec. 2012 - A new railway trace is indispensable for the development of the port of Koper Riccardi (Region Friuli Venice Julia) exhorts "to avoid the divisions that characterize to us and that they risk to slowly place in second the Adriatic axis regarding that of the Tyrrhenian one"
- 06 Dec. 2012 - Sunday Trenitalia and Trasposervizi they will inaugurate the travelling freeway Trento-Monk Collegher" the interporto Italian of Roncafort with that German of Regensburg
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_National Freight Railway “CFR Marfa”
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November 2012 Rail News
November 2012 Rail News
- 29 November 2012 - FerCargo emphasizes the importance to inside promote the railway service of the Italian ports Door: "it is in the first place necessary to give to rappresentativit" to all the railway enterprises in the Harbour Committees"
- 29 November 2012 - In decrease the volume of the goods transported for railway way in Germany In the first nine months of the 2012 total has been of 273,1 million tons (- 3 5%)
- 28 November 2012 - UIRR, accompanied is not the best modality than arranged transport Introduced the results of a study commissioned to the KombiConsult German
- 23 November 2012 - Inaugurated a new container terminal in the intermodal center German Koln Eifeltor the intense activities have cost approximately 47 million euros
- 21 November 2012 - Today Hupac and CEMAT have activated a new intermodal service between Milan and Barcelona Initially the frequency is weekly magazine and will be doubled by half January
- 16 November 2012 - Italferr will plan 60 kilometers of the railway corridor River - Zagreb - Budapest the minister of the Transports and of Infrastructures Australian the managing director of the group has met FS
- 14 November 2012 - A train block of Holding InterRail travels from central China to the Czech Republic in 16 Crossed days Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus and Poland
- 08 November 2012 - The Combined Transport Group (GTC) and Unione Interporti Riuniti (UIR) speak about rail logistics - At the invitation of UIR, the Combined Transport Group (GTC) under the Chairmanship of Eric Lambert from CFL MM, held its Executive Committee meeting in Novara, Italy. The GTC members were welcomed by representatives from Interporto Novara (...)
- 05 November 2012 - The Liguria Region asks an encounter with the minister Passera in order to guarantee the doubling of the Pontremolese the agency announces deep for 15,7 million for plans legacies to the sea and the green economy
- 02 November 2012 - Cuneo and Nice ask throw again of the railway line Turin-Cuneo-Nice From December 2009 not are more Italian French trains neither that carry out the direct connection- 14 November 2012 -
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August 2012 Rail News Archives 2012
CN to invest $35 million in Wisconsin to serve Superior Silica Sands frac sand plant & other producers in future - 17 Aug. 2012 - CN & Superior Silica Sands today announced a multi-year agreem. to move frac sand from a new processing plant now under constr.
American Metals Market Names Union Pacific Railroad Logistics/Transportation Provider of the Year - Fri 17th August 2012 - Union Pacific Railroad received the American Metals Market (AMM) 2012 Logistics/Transportation Provider of the Year award. The railroad was recognized for its steel transportation services' ability to increase the ease of doing business..
June 2012 Rail News Archives 2012
New York - 25 June 2012 - The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced a $10 million TIGER grant to make freight rail improvements at the Hunts Point Terminal Produce Market in the Bronx, one of the world’s largest wholesale markets attracting agricultural goods from across the country. The project is one of 47 transportation projects in 34 states and the District of Columbia selected to receive funding under the U.S. Department of Transportation’s highly competitive $500 million TIGER 2012 program.
Stobart Group acquires Autologic Holdings - Wed 20th June 2012 - Stobart Group has bought the quoted vehicle logistics business Autologic Holdings in a deal that values the firm at £12.4m.
New cranes to boost lift capacity in Southampton for Freightliner 20.06.2012 Freightliner the leading intermodal rail freight operator in the UK, has made a significant invest. in new replacement cranes at Southampton Terminal to boost reliability & support the forthcoming berth enhancements at the port.
Schneider National Extends Contract with CSX Transportation - Thu 14th June 2012 - Rail and Intermodal Providers Continue to Respond, Prepare for Increasing Freight Conversions in 2012.
New rail link to Brussels Airport shows impact of EU TEN-T financing 06 June 2012 A new rail link connecting Brussels Airport with the high-speed rail network to Paris/Amsterdam/London/Köln...
Canadian Pacific Strike Ends - Fri 1st June 2012 - After a ten day strike which caused considerable backups at some of Canada's largest ports, it appears Canadian Pacific workers will return to work as early as today.
April 2012 Rail News Archives 2012
Militzer & Münch opens new logistics terminal in Morocco - Fri 27th April 2012 - St. Gallen / Casablanca, 26 April 2012. Militzer & Münch, the internationally active transport logistics company, opened a new logistics terminal in Casablanca in mid-April.
DHL transfers sea freight containers from road to rail - 11 April 2012 - DHL Global Forwarding/Freight, the air and sea freight forwarding arm of Deutsche Post DHL, is going to increase its use of rail transport for the transportation of containers to the loading terminals of selected shipping companies.
Dearborn, Mich. - 10 April 2012 - Federal Railroad Administrator today joined Senator Levin & Congressman Dingell to break ground on a new $28.2 million federally-funded intermodal train station that will help revitalize downtown Dearborn & provide greater connectivity for residents throughout the region.
Key cross border rail link between France and Spain to receive upgrade thanks to 10 April 2012 The EU will co-finance with over €2.5 million from the TEN-T Programme a project to upgrade the current ERTMS..
EU to support ERTMS standardisation process through grant 10 April 2012 The EU will finance with €15 million a project to facilitate and speed-up development of ERTMS.
EU to co-finance ERTMS retrofit of French locomotives 10 April 2012 The EU will support to the tune of almost €6.5 million the ERTMS retrofit of 70 locomotives in France.
Rail traffic management to get a boost in Spain thanks to EU grant 10 April 2012 The European Union will support with almost €23 million from the TEN-T Programme two rail projects in Spain.
EU supporting future Rail Freight Corridors through co-financed studies 10 April 2012 The European Union will co-finance with over €7 million from the TEN-T Programme a series of studies to investigate certain key aspects related to the concept of Rail Freight Corridor.
February 2012 Rail News Archives 2012
NOL renews contract with Union Pacific - Thu 23rd February 2012 - NOL Group has renewed its contract with Union Pacific for US rail transport of containerized cargo.
GT Logistics announces agreement with Cokinos Energy - Thu 23rd February 2012 - GT Logistics (GTL) has announced that it has signed a marketing agreement with Cokinos Energy Corporation (Cokinos) that will enhance the services offered at its GT OmniPort located in Port Arthur, Texas.
Logico hauls multimodal containers for Stobart Rail 13.02.2012 Logico, a division of Freightliner Ltd - the UK’s most reliable rail freight haulier - this weekend (11th February 2012) operated a special train of new multimodal rail containers for Stobart Rail.
FedEx Trade Networks opens new office in France - Fri 10th February 2012 - FedEx Trade Networks, the freight forwarding arm of FedEx Corp., has announced that it has established operations in Lyon, France, as part of its ongoing expansion initiative.
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July 2012 Rail News Archives 2012
Government reaffirms its commitment to rail freight 16.07.2012 Freightliner welcomes the publication today of the High Level Output Specification (HLOS) and the Statement of Funds Available (SOFA) for Network Rail Control Period 5 (2014 to 2019), alongside the publication of the new “Guidance to the Office of Rail Regulation”.
Siemens to supply locomotives for Queensland Bowen Basin coal expansion - 13 July 2012 Siemens has been awarded a contract to supply 13 1067mm-gauge 25kV heavy-haul electric locomotives to the BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA), which will be used on coal trains in Queensland…
May 2012 Rail News Archives 2012
Exploring Logistics in the Developing Markets of China, India and Vietnam. - Wed 30th May 2012 - Mark Millar, who will be moderating two sessions at the upcoming 3PL Summit, discusses the challenges and opportunities in emerging and developing logistics markets.
Europorte trial takes semi-trailers to London by rail - 22 May 2012 - Eurotunnel freight subsidiary Europorte Channel has successfully run the first freight service between mainland Europe and Britain using continental loading gauge wagons carrying lorry semi-trailers.
Terminals in north Italy: development strategy signed - 11 May 2012 - Lugano, The Gotthard Base Tunnel will generate the expected benefits for the Rotterdam-Genoa corridor, need to place freight at the very centre of the railway infrastructure development strategy.
Bure invests in Rushrail and acquires state-of-the-art locomotives - 08 May 2012 - Bure is participating in a private placement in the train operator RushRail AB. At the same time, Bure acquires locomotives to a, by RushRail, recently won large business deal.
Livery chosen for Etihad Rail locomotive fleet - 02 May 2012 - ETIHAD Rail has revealed the livery for the fleet of seven locomotives on order from Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD), will haul up to 22,000 tonnes of granulated sulphur a day in 110-wagon trains over 266km freight line...
March 2012 Rail News Archives 2012
Eurocarex demonstrates high-speed railfreight - 21 March 2012 - Eucarex achieved a milestone in its plans to launch a EU high-speed railfreight network, when it operated a test train from Lyon to London
Vancouver, Wash. - 16 March 2012 - Federal Railroad Administrator Joseph Szabo visited the Port of Vancouver today to review early construction work on a critical rail connection that will link the Port of Vancouver to BNSF Railway’s east-west mainline. The project, which will reduce delays caused by track crossover of freight and Amtrak Cascades trains, is one in a series of improvements funded through an $814 million investment the U.S. DoT is making in the Pacific Northwest Rail Corridor through the High-Speed..
BNSF to power Maersk Line’s new flagship services - 8 March 2012 - BNSF is set to provide intermodal transport for Maersk Line's new flagship services for containerised freight to five key markets in the US.
Freightliner welcomes the launch today of the Command Paper: Reforming our Railways: Putting the Customer First 08.03.2012 The Command Paper reiterates the value of a transport system as an engine for economic growth and the valuable wider benefits that rail freight delivers.
Kuehne + Nagel outgrows the market yet again - Wed 7th March 2012 - In its 2011 annual results, Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) delivered the type of performance the market has come to expect from the Swiss-based company, namely substantial increases in sales with profits disturbed only by the rise of the Swiss franc.
Washington - 02 March 2012 - U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today announced that twelve cities and states will share $16.9 million to relocate, replace, and improve segments of railroad track under the Federal Railroad Admin. (FRA)’s Rail Line Relocation & Improvement competitive grant program.
January 2012 Rail News Archives 2012
Canadian Pacific announces new five-year contract with Canadian Tire - Thu 26th January 2012 - Canadian Pacific (CP) Railway Limited has announced an agreement with Canadian Tire Corporation Limited.
GPS technology keeps track of wagons - 25 Jan. 2012 - Advances in GPS technology mean it is now possible to track wagons in real-time, offering benefits for customers, operators, and fleet managers. Colin Gerrish, CEO of PJ Measurement Technologies UK,…
Schneider National extends contract with CSX - Thu 19th January 2012 - Schneider National has announced that it has signed a new, multi-year agreement with CSX Transportation under which the railroad will serve as one of Schneider's primary rail providers.
DB Schenker says High Speed 2 approval will secure rail freight growth - Wed 11th January 2012 - DB Schenker Rail UK has stated that the UK Government's decision to approve the High Speed 2 rail route will guarantee additional capacity on the West Coast Main Line for rail freight services.
Commission makes €200 million available for key TEN-T projects 10 January 2012 The European Commission launched today a Call for Proposals under the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) annual programme, making €200 million available to co-finance projects in several specific priority areas.