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Excellent News: Global Smart Railways System Market 2015-2019

The Global Smart Railway System market to grow at a CAGR of 26.76% over the period 2014-2019 Global Smart Railway System Market 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the APAC region, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and North America; it covers the […]

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Successful Stop-Start technology trials means smooth-sailing for implementation of DBS Electro-Motive Diesel Class 66 locomotives.

DB Schenker Rail UK is to fit Auto Engine Stop-Start technology supplied by ZTR to 90+ of its Electro-Motive Diesel Class 66 locomotives by the end of 2015. Trials undertaken since February had found that the amount of time the engine was running was reduced by approximately one third with AESS, and CO2 emissions by […]

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The pulse of railways runs deep in Doncaster – a town that helped build Britain’s railway systems.

Doncaster’s past was built on railways, and now it’s part of the future of high speed rail in England, following the announcement it would become home to the planned HS2 Rail college, shared with Birmingham. Since the Doncaster Locomotive and Carriage Building Works, commonly known as ‘The Plant’ were established in 1853, Doncaster has been […]

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Start-Stop system cuts CO2 emission by 50 tonnes per locomotive. It’s a go!

DB Schenker Rail UK, the British railfreight subsidiary of German Rail (DB), has announced plans to equip 90 EMD class 66 diesel locomotives with stop-start technology following a successful trial in southwest England. In February DB Schenker equipped one of its class 66s with the Auto Engine Stop-Start (AESS) system from ZTR, United States, and […]

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New logistics facility in Ahmedabad, expands DB Schenker’s (India) strong presence in India.

DB Schenker (India) currently has 37 office locations and 53 warehousing facilities across the country. They are now adding to this with a 55,000-square-foot logistics facility in Ahmedabad, India, to serve customers in the western region. The Schenker Logistics Center, located 370 kilometers (about 230 miles) from Mundra Port and major industrial locations, is designed to offer customers logistics […]

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Rail Service Just Got Easier in Turkey

DB Schenker Rail expanded its transport services to Turkey, a growth market, and now offers a new traffic connection between Cologne, Germany and Cerkezköy in Turkey. The train connection will start off with one round trip per week and is planned to increase to three per week by the end of the year if required. […]

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Some countries are more challenging than others – such as Romania

Can we put our shipments on a bicycle? “Romania’s deficient railway, road and naval infrastructure is the country’s greatest disadvantage, said Albin Budinsky, general manager of merchandise transport and logistics firm DB Schenker. “In the railway system, the speed for freight trains is of 25 km per hour. Which means it’s faster to reach Bucharest […]

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Rail Ridership Riding High for DB Schenker

Rail DB published its financial results for the first half of 2014, revealing that ridership on its trains in Germany increased by 10 million year-on-year to just over 1 billion passengers. However, despite the increase in passenger numbers the distance travelled declined slightly, falling 0.4% to 42.9 billion passenger-km. Punctuality on passenger services increased to […]

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