Swiss rail freight operator SBB Cargo and intermodal operator Hupac are to jointly launch an independent, neutral company to handle transalpine transit freight between Germany and Italy.
The new train operating company will be established as of the beginning of 2011. It will focus on block and intermodal trains on the north-south corridor between Germany and Italy. The shareholders in the new company will be SBB Cargo (75 %) and Hupac (25 %), with further partners potentially joining later. (Source: SBB)
Michail Stahlhut appointed Director of SBB Cargo International
Michail Stahlhut, 44, has been appointed Director of the new company SBB Cargo International. He will be in charge of developing the new north-south subsidiary of SBB Cargo and Hupac. He has a wealth of experience in rail freight operations. Since 2006 he has been a member of the board of Osthannoversche Eisenbahnen AG. Following the acquisition of shares by Arriva, he became Technical Director of the company Arriva Deutschland GmbH. (Source: SBB Cargo)