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DB Schenker - Articles and news items

Nomad Digital announces five-year asset management partnership with DB Cargo

Rail industry news / 20 September 2016 /

Nomad Digital is delighted to announce the start of a five-year co-operation with DB Cargo providing on-board Remote Online Condition Monitoring (ROCM) systems…

Deutsche Bahn to sell minority shares as part of restructure plans

Rail industry news / 6 May 2016 /

Deutsche Bahn Supervisory Board will make the final decision this autumn to financially secure its quality and investment strategy in Germany by selling minority shares in DB Arriva and DB Schenker.

Rail freight company re-bands as DB Cargo UK

Rail industry news / 2 March 2016 /

UK rail freight company DB Schenker Rail UK has changed its name to DB Cargo UK as part of a company re-branding exercise across its European Business units.

Scandinavian Rail Freight: Time for change

Issue 2 2015 / 7 April 2015 /

National governments have to create level playing fields between rail and road, writes Gottfried Eymer, CEO of DB Schenker Rail Scandinavia A/S. Driven by globalisation and changes within manufacturing industries, the demand for freight transportation is increasing to levels never seen before. Various things like raw materials, consumer goods and technical components for the manufacturing industry are being sent off from one city or country to another. The problem is that too much is transported by road and too little by rail and this causes a number of problems and costs to society…

DB Schenker Rail UK to fit ‘stop-start’ technology on locomotives

Rail industry news / 1 October 2014 /

DB Schenker Rail UK are seeking to save over 4,500 tonnes in carbon emissions every year through the introduction of stop-start technology to ninety class 66 locomotives…

HS2 northern route essential for rail freight growth

Rail industry news / 28 January 2013 /

“We welcome the Government’s announcement on the route of HS2 in northern England…”

Siemens to convert 32 of DB Schenker Rail’s series 189 locomotives

Rail industry news / 24 January 2013 /

DB Schenker Rail has commissioned Siemens to convert 32 of its existing series 189 locomotives…

DB Schenker orders 23 locomotives from Siemens

Rail industry news / 5 December 2012 /

Siemens has received an order for 23 electric locomotives from DB Schenker Rail Polska S.A.

Port of Southampton rail freight growth leads to DB Schenker Rail expansion

Rail industry news / 28 June 2012 /

Increasing demand to move containers by rail has led DB Schenker Rail UK to relocate its Port of Southampton office to larger premises…

Rail Forum Europe seeks innovative options for more attractive rail freight

Rail industry news / 21 June 2012 /

Members of the European Parliament and railway stakeholders gathered on 19 June…

Rail freight apprentices sought for DB Schenker Rail UK

Rail industry news / 1 June 2012 /

DB Schenker Rail (UK) Ltd is seeking eight apprentices from across the UK to become operational rail freight leaders of the future…

High Speed 2 approval secures rail freight growth

Rail industry news / 10 January 2012 /

The Government’s decision to approve the High Speed 2 rail route will guarantee additional capacity on the West Coast Main Line…