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Switzerland: Taking stock after 57 days in service – steady traffic through the Gotthard Base (...) Scheduled services have been running through the 57-kilometre-long Gotthard Base Tunnel for 57 days now. No fewer than 2816 passengers and 3980 freight trains have passed through the world’s (...) Germany: Investing millions in a digital future – DB Schenker acquires equity interest in global internet (...) DB Schenker is investing millions to strengthen its strategic collaboration with the US-based online shipping marketplace uShip and press ahead with the digital transformation of its business (...) United Kingdom: Eurostar unveils its state-of-the-art new business lounge in Paris Gare du (...) Eurostar, the high-speed rail service linking the UK and mainland Europe, opened the doors to its new Business Premier lounge in Paris Gare du Nord on Saturday, 4 February 2017. With business (...) United States: California High-Speed Rail launches new tool to connect businesses to high-speed rail (...) On February 8 the California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) launched ConnectHSR, a free online vendor registry that will provide businesses, large and small, with a quick and easy way to (...) Greece: Gold award for Attica Group at the Transport & Logistics Awards 2017 Attica Holdings SA (Attica Group), member of the Marfin Investment Group, is pleased to announce its Gold award at the Transport & Logistics Awards 2017 by PAEGAE, organised by the Supply (...) China: Construction for new Fuzhou-Xiamen passenger dedicated line begins Construction for the new Fuzhou-Xiamen PDL began lately. The new Fuzhou-Xiamen passenger dedicated line is located in the most developed coastal economic belt in Fujian Province. It begins in (...) Bulgaria: Appointment of new General Director of Bulgaria’s National Railway Infrastructure (...) A new General Director of Bulgaria’s National Railway Infrastructure Company was appointed on 8 February 2017. The position is now held by Mr Krasimir Papukchiyski, who has had a long career (...) Kazakhstan: The first batch of Kazakh grain was sent through China to Vietnam In late January this year, over 700 tonnes of Kazakh grain in 32 containers were sent from Zhaltyr railway station to the port of Ho Chi Minh city via the port of Lianyungang. The pilot (...) Czech Republic: Podbeskydské Lines await electrification The Central Committee of the Ministry of Transport of the Czech Republic approved The Feasibility Study Beskydy at the end of last year. An investment in the entire section from Ostrava-Kunčice – (...)
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