LG Cargo, a freight transportation company owned by the largest railway group in the Baltic States, Lithuanian Railways (Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai), has joined forces with the largest railway freight transport operator in Poland, PKP Cargo, and intermodal transport operator and technology provider CargoBeamer to pilot an intermodal train with road semi-trailers.
The combined traffic with CargoBeamer continues to run stable even during Covid-19 times!
duisport and CargoBeamer focus on innovative rail logistics - for climate targets and sustainable growth
A new boost for rail logistics: Duisburger Hafen AG, a trimodal logistics hub and Europe’s largest hinterland hub, and Leipzig-based rail technology company CargoBeamer AG have entered into a long-term cooperation for more growth in the combined transportation (rail/road) segment.
To foster the growth of rail cargo freight in the Russian Federation and along the transit routes between Asia and Europe, Mr. Aleksei Shilo, Deputy CEO of JSC Russian Railways und Head of Corporate Transportation Services Centre, and Dr. Markus Fischer, Member of the Board of CargoBeamer AG, Germany, on Oct. 29th during the International Transport and Logistics Forum PRO//MOTION.1520 in Sochi, Russia, signed an Memorandum of Understanding (‚MoU‘) on a cooperation to introduce new rail cargo products.
On the 8th of July, CargoBeamer and the European Commission signed a grant agreement worth 7 million euros for the implementation of an innovative combined transport terminal in Calais. This project will enable the environmentally friendly transport of standard semi-trailers by rail.
CargoBeamer in Calais – A milestone on the road towards greater environmental protection in goods transportation within Europe
Calais is the most important logistics hub between the United Kingdom and Europe. Every day, around 8,000 semi-trailers make the trip over the Channel by ferry or through the Channel Tunnel, and this number is rising.