Rail

Asia-Europe markets to expand trade routes

China and Germany increasing services to rail route, and developing new economic Silk Road to boost trade

China and Germany increasing services to rail route, and developing new economic Silk Road to boost trade

Rail freight journey times reduced from Port of Felixstowe to Midlands, UK

The first test train running on the new Ipswich Chord which further improves rail connections at the Port of Felixstowe, the UK's largest container port

New direct rail link on popular freight route benefits rail and sea operators

New railway designed to enhance Mombasa as gateway to landlocked countries

€5.2 billion of Chinese capital in first phase

UK transport operators working to reduce storm impact in future

“We’re determined to boost the resilience of the transport network against future severe weather”, says secretary of state for transport

Reopening of South West’s main rail link suspended further

Delays of an extra two weeks after storm damage

Southampton freight service routes hit by storm

Approximately 70% of Freightliner services affected by weather

Fret SNCF tests out Europe's longest freight train

Eyes commercial service in 2016

Eurotunnel posts record revenues in 2013

Double-digit growth in freight trains

New HS1 freight service for DB Schenker Rail

Spain-London link via the Tunnel

Freight trade bodies urge adoption of EU's 4th Railway package

Warning that last-minute amendments could jeopardise reform

Network Rail to trial parcelshop service at mainline stations

Open access approach means it is available to every retailer, e-tailer, parcel carrier and shipper

Oslo to Norway’s Finnmark region receives more connections from DB Schenker

Rail company will be offering three additional trains per week as of 1 February 2014

JIT eyes more rail freight routes to the UK

Rail service pools FMCG from major shippers

Advice and Insight

Freight to the forefront at Eurotunnel

Freight to the forefront at Eurotunnel

Outlook rosy for rail freight and truck traffic

Q&A: Signs of a recovering UK economy

Lloyds Loading List.com spoke to Neil McDonald, head of sales, DB Schenker Rail UK, about the company's performance last year and the outlook for its future development

MEXICO FOCUS: Making tracks

Kansas City Southern de Mexico is the only rail operator providing an artery from Mexico's main ports to the US, it tells Lloyd's Loading List.com

On track for the Gateway

Carsten Hinne, MD of DB Schenker Rail UK, keeps Lloyd’sLoadingList.com up to date on preparations for the first rail freight services into London Gateway

People

Coyne Airways appoints chief operating officer

Liana Coyne

Liana Coyne will replace John Batten and head up five new market-focused divisions

Transport charity hopes to sign up Multimodal visitors for European cycle challenge

More than £200,000 previously raised from its cycling events in last two years

GEFCO appoints new sales and marketing director

Charlie Weale will replace John Stocker and have responsibility for sales, marketing and communications in the UK

Associated British Ports appoints directors

Three new directors have been employed in the last two months

Have Your Say

A unique logistic proposition?

Map of SECA, Lloyd's Loading List.com

A senior shipping advisor contributes his thoughts on the new Liverpool2 terminal

Asia/Europe traffic again

Ingvar Bergman discusses liner operators and GRIs

Shippers voice mixed feelings about P3 tie-up

Ingvar Bergman voices his opinion on the P3 alliance

Where's the drive to recruit?

Former haulier Graham Manchester says there are very few 'at the top' with the drive and enthusiasm to encourage talent