World rail freight news round-up

North Carolina & Virginia Railroad has completed a $11·6m project to upgrade its 90 km network to handle 130 tonne wagons

Estonia’s Operail has begun operating some freight services without an assistant accompanying the driver. This follows modifications to an initial loco, with four more to follow this year. ‘This is a very big step towards making rail freight more efficient’, said Chairman Raul Toomsalu. ‘During the project preparation phase, we ...

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