The German government has signed a financial deal for the construction of a third rail line between Emmerich and Oberhausen in the nation’s North Rhine-Westphalia state.
Responding to rising trade volumes, Zhengzhou, a business and logistics centre in Central China, has started rail freight service to Hamburg, Germany.
Indian Railways carried 171.91 million metric tons of revenue-earning freight traffic in April and May, the first two months of fiscal year 2013-14, increasing 4.6 percent or 7.53 million metric tons from 164.38 million metric tons moved during the same period last year.
The China Railway Corp., a spinoff of China’s former Ministry of Railways, has launched a new express cargo service to allow it to better compete in the logistics market, Global Times reports.
NANNING-Guangzhou railway's Guangxi section has completed track laying and is expected to be open for traffic in November this year, Xinhua reports.
The Virginia Port Authority and China’s Ningbo Municipal Port Administration signed a memorandum of understanding this week to promote the all-water route between the two ports.
Toll increases for ships transiting the Suez Canal took effect on May 1, 2013.
In April, MacAndrews will set up a refrigerated train service linking Murcia with Balboa in Spain, in order to reinforce its current European 45-foot container reefer multimodal service.
The Israeli Cabinet approved the construction of a railway line from Tel Aviv to Eilat. The 350-kilometer line will be for passengers and freight and is due to shorten travel time to a mere two hours.
A NEW rail line for container cargo linking Suzhou via Inner Mongolia's border checkpoint Manzhouli will run to Poland has officially started operation, Xinhua reports.
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