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Rhine-Alpine News

Future Gotthard train “Giruno” starts passenger operation The new Gotthard train of Swiss Railways SBB “Giruno” started commercial passenger operation these days, taking over first services between Basel and Zurich. From the end of 2019, these new trains will run through the Gotthard tunnel, to become the backbone of long distance passenger service along that […]

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„Electric Highway“ on A5 Autobahn A key segment of 5 km on the German Autobahn (A5) within the Rhine-Alpine Corridor, south of Frankfurt, was equipped with overhead wire for test runs of electric heavy trucks by five logistics operators and went operative on 7 May 2019. The test trucks handle real cargo and get their […]

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Welcome to digital Switzerland Increased customer friendliness, lower administrative costs, both to passenger and freight transalpine traffic: Thanks to the new Via app from the Federal Customs Administration (FCA), foreign camper vans and coaches can enter Switzerland more quickly and flexibly. The heavy vehicle charges are processed in a few digital steps – whatever the […]

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Additional fast passenger trains between Cologne and Brussels Deutsche Bahn, one of the two operators of high-speed passenger trains between Cologne and Brussels, has recently improved its through ICE train service Frankfurt – Cologne – Liège – Brussels and back. An additional pair of trains around lunchtime now results in seven pairs per day, running […]

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Commissioner Bulc presents her policy achievements over the last five years “With the European Parliament legislature coming to an end, and before some of you go back to their constituency to campaign for the European elections and others follow another path, it is a real pleasure for me to be with you once more”, says […]

9th Assembly Meeting in Genoa

On 11 April 2019, the EGTC held its 9th Assembly meeting in Genoa, Italy. The Assembly was the last one chaired by the first Chair of the EGTC, Ms. Conny Bieze. Since its founding almost exactly 4 years ago, the EGTC was chaired by Ms. Bieze. The members expressed their gratitude to her and wished […]

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Germany and the Netherlands join forces in rail freight policies State secretaries Ferlemann (Germany) and Van Veldhoven (Netherlands) on a meeting in Berlin have agreed to join forces and further intensify cooperation on boosting rail freight. In the Letter of Intent, the following actions are identified: Development of rail freight based on technological innovations e.g. […]

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Brexit handbook to Dutch ports With Brexit still looming these days, it may be interesting to learn how the forwarders are supposed to prepare. Of course, this covers just a small part of all Brexit issues, but the handbook of Dutch ports allows some pragmatic insights. Download the complete brochure: https://www.getreadyforbrexit.eu/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/getreadyforbrexit_handbook_GB.pdf   Duisburg: Container handling […]

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Cooperation agreement between Western Ligurian Sea Ports Authority and China Communications Construction Company signed Photo: Container terminal Genova (Martin Brandt) Within the framework of the agreements signed in Rome on 23 March by the Italian Republic and the People’s Republic of China, and with specific reference to the Memorandum of Understanding on the New Silk […]

Analysis of Measures in Consequence of the Rastatt Tunnel Incident

The EGTC has discussed the disruption of the busiest European railway corridor in summer 2017. The Rastatt Tunnel Incident in August 2017 resulted in a logistical chaos for eight weeks, both freight and passenger services in the entire Corridor and beyond were affected. This accident demonstrated the vulnerability and interdependency of all parts of the […]