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Bombardier wins contract to provide up to 50 TRAXX MS3 Locomotives to CD Cargo

Bombardier Wins Contract to Provide up to 50 TRAXX MS3 Locomotives to CD Cargo

Order marks the TRAXX 3 platform’s arrival in the Central, Eastern and Southeastern European markets First call off for 10 high-performance TRAXX Multi-System locomotives will strengthen hauling capacity and reduce energy consumption Rail technology leader, Bombardier Transportation and CD Cargo, the freight subsidiary of Czech Railways, have signed a purchase …

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Freightliner & British Steel collaboration success

Freightliner & British Steel collaboration success

During 2016, Freightliner was awarded the contract for British Steel’s rail haulage of raw materials to Scunthorpe Steelworks. Since then, teams from Freightliner and British Steel’s Immingham Bulk Terminal and Ore Blending Plant have collaborated to improve the process flow, removing a massive bottleneck in the last stage of the …

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FTA says Government must ensure HS2 delivers on freight

FTA says Government must ensure HS2 delivers on freight

The Freight Transport Association FTA says freight will only benefit from rail capacity released by HS2 if the Government ensures it doesn’t have to compete with passenger operators through the existing train path bidding process. The Government’s preferred route for Phase 2 of HS2 from Crewe to Manchester and the …

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