The network of non-federally owned freight railways in Germany NEE has accused the administrator of the federal railway infrastructure, Deutsche Bahn Netz, of performing an "emergency stop on rail network framework agreements". The German federal government and the Bundestag should now "seize the opportunity to implement the Deutschlandtakt concept properly".
In the fairy tale, a rabbit and a hedgehog are racing. But whenever the hare thinks he has reached his goal first, the hedgehog is in front of him and calls out: I'm already there! Apparently Siemens is doing this now. There has been a lot of talk lately about India's economic and political importance, but Siemens is already there - and even with the largest locomotive order in the company's history!
In 2008, the French state railway SNCF established Akiem to offer heavy locomotive leasing for liberalised rail freight transport. Recently, the French state called on SNCF to reduce debt by selling subsidiaries. Therefore, with validity from December 9, 2022, Akiem was transferred for EUR 800 million to the investor Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, CDPQ for short.
The promise by Hyundai and partners that a vehicle fleet of 1,600 Hyundai XCIENT Fuel Cell 36-ton trailers should be built in Switzerland by 2025 is currently under pressure. Reports circulated in the specialist media that the project had been or would be stopped. The CEO of the partner company H2 Energy Rolf Huber opposed this on November 1st. But adjustments to the roll-out model seem inevitable.