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Germany: DB Schenker for stricter CO2 targets in freight transport DB Schenker, one of the world’s leading logistics service providers and operator of Europe’s largest land transport network, is committed to stricter CO2 reduction targets for commercial vehicles (...) Launch of the Calais – Turin Orbassano rail motorway: Great news for the environment On 6 November 2018, the operation of a new rail motorway service linking the Port of Calais and Orbassano in the suburbs of Turin, Italy, was inaugurated in the presence of Élisabeth Borne, (...) Mercitalia fast new high-speed freight service presented The Minister of Economic Development and Minister of Labour and Social Policies Luigi Di Maio participated on 29 October in the presentation of Mercitalia Fast, FS Italiane Group’s innovative (...) Finland: Finnish Transport Agency signs the European Railway Safety Culture Declaration The Finnish Transport Agency is Finland’s national infrastructure manager and is, as such, responsible for the design, construction and maintenance of the rail network as well as traffic control. (...) Russia: RZD Holding exports modern high-speed technology to Serbia Alexander Misharin, First Deputy Managing Director of OJSC Russian Railways, has paid a working visit to Serbia. During his time there, he met with Zorana Mihajlovich, the Deputy Prime Minister (...) Germany: DB Schenker trains logistics personnel with 3D technology and virtual reality A team comprised of experts from the Fraunhofer Institute and DB Schenker has developed an innovative employee training programme in the team’s joint Enterprise Lab for Logistics and (...) United States: High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors approves alignment within Fresno to (...) On October 16, 2018 the California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) Board of Directors certified the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Report (Final Supplemental EIR) for the Fresno to (...) Kazakhstan: NC KTZ JSC will introduce a rating system for assessing the work of machinist-trainers The rating system for evaluating machinist-instructors will improve the efficiency of the command and instructor structure of the depot. “The experience and skill of this profession is decisive (...) Czech Republic: Feasibility study assesses alternatives of new connection from Prague-Beroun At the beginning of next year, the results of the feasibility study for the new route from Prague-Beroun ordered by Správa železniční dopravní cesty (SŽDC) will be available. The document assesses (...)
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