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Changing tracks: the freight rail wagons of the future

Jul 09, 2019 - Marketline Newswire

In April, a consortium of DB Cargo the Rail Freight Business Unit of Deutsche Bahn and the largest rail freight company in Europe and rolling stock leasing company VTG announced that it had completed its research into the development and testing of a next-generation freight wagons.

The project launched in 2016 with the aim of making rail freight transportation cost effective. Testing on innovations including new lightweight noise and energy-saving components and digital modules to optimise...