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Rail freight transport punctuality down to 36% in Q2
Warsaw Business Journal
The average time for delays of freight trains in the second quarter of this year increased to almost 10.5 hours. – said the Office of Rail Transport (UTK) on Thursday. In the quarter before the average delay was 9 hours. Punctuality of rail freight ...

Overhead bridge for rail transport proposed
Himalayan Times
The province government has issued a budget of Rs 4 billion to initiate the East-West railway project. Though a detailed engineering survey was conducted in other places, it could not take place in Butwal and Tilottama area due to protests from locals.

Brazil's Paranagua, chicken export king, trumpets rail access, expansion
Terminal de Conteineres de Paranagua (TCP), also known as Paranagua, is in an annual race for the title of “chicken export port capital of the world,” and it's not subtle regarding where it seeks to finish each year, and the role rail transport plays ...

The Sydney Morning Herald

Inside the train chaos and how a balloon shut parts of the system down
The Sydney Morning Herald
A balloon is being partially blamed for contributing to Sydney's transport chaos as the Transport Minister sought to explain what exactly unfolded on Friday night and Saturday that led to passengers being stuck on trains between stations and major ...
Is there anything they won't blame for delays? Sydney trains chief claims a BALLOON shut down the rail network ...Daily Mail
Sydneysiders faced another rail failSBS
Commuters experiencing significant delays on Sydney trains due to technical -The Australian -Daily Telegraph
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Railway Gazette International

World rail freight news round-up
Railway Gazette International
Nurminen Logistics plans to launch a regular container train service from the port of Helsinki to China via Russia and Kazakhstan in the final quarter of this year. The company reports that demand for Finnish railway transport services grew ...

Statistics Netherlands

Increase in international rail freight transport
Statistics Netherlands
Between 2007 and 2017, total rail freight transport rose by 0.5 million tonnes to 41.2 million tonnes. This is an increase of 1.2 percent, which can be attributed to the growth of international goods transport (from 35 to 38 million tonnes). In the ...


Cape Town rail transport 'situation' the worst in the country - Nzimande
The city's rail transport "situation" is the worst in the country, Transport Minister Blade Nzimande said on Friday during a walkabout at Prasa's Paarden Eiland depot, where he viewed the damages to the state-owned enterprise's infrastructure during ...

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Freight carriers eye domestic rail network
Greece's railway sector only accounts for 1 percent of all journeys travelled by passengers and 1.5 percent of freight transported per kilometer, leaving its rail market even smaller than that of Luxembourg, data from the country's Rail Regulatory ...

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Railway Technology

The world's biggest railway operators in 2018
Railway Technology
French state-owned railway company SNCF's revenues increased by 4.2% year-on-year in 2017 due to a strong growth in its passenger and freight transport volumes. The company invested approximately $10.5bn in the modernisation of its rail network and ...

SmartRail World

Increase rail freight capacity post-Brexit for “attractive alternative” to road-based cargo, says report.
SmartRail World
Rail freight operators and terminals involved in transporting goods to mainland Europe should consider investment that would allow an increase in the volumes they can handle post-Brexit, as doing so could take advantage of a road freight made unstable ...

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