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Welcome to Bella Italia

The Rail Cargo Group provides a full range of transport services for rail freight transport to and from Italy with its direct railway connections to Italy – eco-friendly, safe and reliable. As a leading provider of intermodal and conventional railway logistic services to and from the port of Trieste and with a market share ofRead More

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Railways simply explained

Do you know what “double heading” means? Or why multiple-unit traction can take different forms? Why for example both traction units are placed at the front of a freight train and then at other times with one locomotive pushing from behind?Read More


May I introduce myself: My Name is Vectron

High-performance, 6400 kW, 90 tonnes, a top speed of 160 km/h, almost 19 metres long, over 3 metres wide, over 4 metres high and deployable in different countries – this is the new powerhouse for the Rail Cargo Group. The acquisition of new locomotives lays the foundation stone for competitive, economical, ecological freight transport.Read More


Brussels up close – European Railway Award 2018

Hundreds of guests from all over Europe accepted the invitation to the Brussels SQUARE Meeting Center at the end of February for the annual award ceremony of the Railway Award. This year’s award went to the longest underground rail link in the world – the Gotthard Base Tunnel project. In addition to high-ranking politicians andRead More


Small world globally linked

The Rail Cargo Group covers markets in Central, Southern and Eastern Europe. Our target territory is growing all the time. Our network is extending further and further beyond European borders. As a leading rail logistics specialist, we already link trade routes from/in Europe to Asia.Read More


Brussels up close – transport investments of the future

What MFF do we need? This was the key question in a debate on future EU-wide transport investments, which should be taken into account in the adoption of the next Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF). Our colleague Naida Sivsic, who will be working for the Community of European Railways in Brussels until the end of March,Read More


Greater safety thanks to new technology

Freight train brakes are not only vitally important when the train is running. Even when a train is parked, the brakes must still apply their full braking effect. This is now measured by a new measuring system, directly on the brake block. New technology thereby ensures greater safety in rail freight traffic.Read More


Next stop: Intelligent freight wagons

Digitalisation is also finding its way into freight transport. The aim is for modern telematics and sensors to improve the operation and maintenance of freight wagons and to make rail freight traffic even safer, more efficient and more reliable overall.Read More


Location check in the EU parliament

Our colleague Naida Sivsic is spending the first quarter of 2018 in Brussels, experiencing from the first hand why it is so important for the Rail Cargo Group to be present with our topics at the headquarters of the European Union.Read More

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RCG apprentice training goes international

This article gives you an insight about our borderless apprenticeship, which has received a number of awards so far. It’s not only the technical training of our apprentices that’s important for us, but also the targeted cultivation of creativity, communication and digital understanding – according to international standards.Read More

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Board member Thomas Kargl changes perspective

The daily work in the South freight terminal is fascinating: from the arrival of the trucks to the takeover of the goods to the delivery to the trains and the further transport to the destinations. Every step is planned exactly. “Above all, I am inspired by the motivation of the employees and their identification withRead More

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