October 25, 2020

Govt approves Alstom’s locomotives to run at 120 kmph for goods transportation

The Union Railway Ministry has approved Alstom’s 12,000 horsepower electric locomotives to run goods trains at a maximum speed of 120 kmph, in its attempt to give massive boost to the national transporter’s freight business.

These electric locomotives will allow faster and safer movement of heavier freight trains capable to carry around 6,000 tonnes at speed of 120 kmph. They will be deployed for operations on major freight routes, including the Dedicated Freight Corridors (DFCs), and are expected to increase the average speed of freight trains in India by at least 20-25 kmph. DFC is expected to be completed by June 2022.

“Equipped with Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors (IGBT) based propulsion technology, it would lead to considerable savings in energy consumption due to use of regenerative braking. The technology is also helpful towards making the acceleration process more efficient by reducing the heat generation and traction noise. Additionally, this move

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Government of Canada invests in transportation infrastructure at the Port of Trois-Rivires to move goods to market | Nachricht

TROIS-RIVIRES, QC, Oct. 9, 2020 /CNW/ -The quality of Canada’s transportation infrastructure and the efficiency of the country’s trade corridors are key to the success of Canadian companies in the global marketplace. The Government of Canada invests in infrastructure projects that create quality, middle-class jobs and support economic growth.

The Government of Canada is committed to protecting and serving Canadians through the challenge of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. That includes making sure our vital trade corridors and gateways remain open and functional and ensuring Canadians continue to receive the essential goods they need to remain safe and well while supporting and stimulating Canada’s economy.

Today, the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Marc Garneau, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Franois-Philippe Champagne, announced a significant new investment of $33.4 million for the construction of a close to 100,000-square-metre multipurpose terminal west of the Port of Trois-Rivires’

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Road Freight Transportation Market In Europe by Product (food and beverages, metals and mining, dangerous goods, agriculture, and others)|COVID-19 Impact Analysis

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Technavio has been monitoring the road freight transportation market in Europe and it is poised to grow by USD 31.47 billion during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of almost 2% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

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  • The market size from 2020-2024
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  • Segments and regions that will drive or lead market growth and why
  • Comprehensive mapping of the competitive landscape
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Although the COVID-19 pandemic continues to transform the growth of various industries, the immediate impact of the outbreak is varied.

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