While the Chinese rail passenger transport performance has been steadily increasing since 2003, the rail freight segment is currently suffering from slowing economic growth, intermodal competition and especially crisis in the steel and iron sector.
UK rail freight operator Freightliner has announced its acquisition of Netherlands-based intermodal rail operator ERS Railways from Maersk Line for an undisclosed sum.
The new market study of SCI Verkehr analyses the opportunities and risks in the South and Central American railway markets.
Whether metro or passenger trains, rail transport in Scandinavia is growing steadily. ContiTech Railway Engineering also has its sights on the expanding needs of this growth market.
North American freight railroad network BNSF Railway has opened its new intermodal facility Logistics Park Kansas City (LPKC) in Edgerton, Kansas, US, with an investment of $250m to support increasing demand of freight rail transpor...