TX Logistik AG, a company specialized in Europe-wide transport services and part of the Italian railway group Polo Mercitalia (FS Italiane Group), has expanded its rail freight traffic in Sweden. As of 6 April, the number of trains between Bro (Stockholm) and Malmo for the Swedish retail chain Coop was increased from 10 to 20 per week. The connection is used to supply foodstuffs to the supermarkets in the south of the country.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic and the fact that the Berlin Senate issued a decree on 21 April 2020 banning events with more than 5,000 people until 24 October 2020, InnoTrans 2020, which was due to take place in September, has been postponed.
The US Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has launched a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Program.
Rail Baltica RB Rail AS has awarded the two companies the Supervision and Design Services Contract concerning the Rail Section that will connect the city of Vangaži, located to the Northeast of Riga, to the border between Latvia and Estonia.
Knorr-Bremse, the global market leader for braking and other systems for rail and commercial vehicles, has signed a contract in the mid-double-digit million-euro range with TMH International, subsidiary of the Russian rolling stock manufacturer TMH, to supply braking systems for 1,300 passenger cars.