Kiel-Meimersdorf yard has been remodelled to increase the maximum length of trains it can handle from 535 m to 740 m. The €7·9m project is one of 17 rail schemes being undertaken as part of the federal Sea Port Hinterland Transport II programme

Kansas City Southern has comeptled the roll-out of the CloudMoyo Operational Testing System across all its sits in the USA and Mexico, supporting compliance with Federal Railroad Administration and Mexican regulations.

CN’s Executive Vice-President & Chief Information & Technology Officer Michael Foster is to leave the company on November 29 for personal reasons. Chief Operating Officer Rob Reilly will assume interim responsibility, while the company carries out a global search for a successor.

Hupac has launched a twice-weekly service carrying containers and swap bodies between western European locations including North Sea ports and Istanbul. The trains are routed to avoid engineering works in Serbia. It has also strengthened services between Antwerpen, Duisburg, Wien, Budapest with connections to southeast Europe to three departures per week and direction.