Moldova-Ukraine rail link to reopen in autumn after years of disuse

The Infrastructure Ministries of Moldova and Ukraine signed an MoU to develop railway connections between the two countries. In this context, the two countries will reopen the Berezino-Basarabeasca rail link, which has been in disuse for 25 years.
Europe

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Rail Baltica  and CPK Poland sign cooperation agreement

Europe
THE management of the Rail Baltica joint venture (RB Rail) and the Solidarity Transport Hub Poland (CPK) project have signed a cooperation agreement to formalise the partnership between the two parties.

Boiler back on frames – An update on steam locomotive 75078

Railway Preservation
The Keighley and Worth Valley Railway has released a short update on the overhaul of BR Standard 4 No. 75078.

Heidekrautbahn hydrogen trains to be supplied with full maintenance package

Europe
Niederbarnimer Eisenbahn has confirmed an order for Siemens Mobility to supply and maintain seven two-car Mireo Plus H hydrogen fuel cell multiple-units for used on Heidekrautbahn service RB27 from December 2024.

Oxford freight corridor gets green light

UK
The UK government’s department for transport has approved Network Rail’s plans to expand Oxford Station and provide a corridor for freight operations.

Medway Italia to start transporting goods between Belgium-Germany

Europe
Rail freight operator Medway Italia SRL has signed an agreement to use the Dutch rail infrastructure and services from 1 July. The Belgian branch of Medway Italia will manage the organisation and operational adjustment of train traffic in the Netherlands.

RCG boosts rail shipments of Ukrainian grain

Europe
Efforts to increase exports from Ukraine are led by rail operators like Austrian logistics specialist ÖBB Rail Cargo Group (RCG), which announced it will step up grain transport from the war-torn country.

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