Rail freight transport - Wikipedia

Rail freight transport is the use of railroads and trains to transport cargo as opposed to human passengers.. A freight train, cargo train, or goods train is a group of freight cars (US) or goods wagons (International Union of Railways) hauled by one or more locomotives on a railway, transporting cargo all or some of the way between the shipper and the intended destination as part of the ...…

RailFreight.com News about rail freight

Jun 11, 2019 · An in exclusive interview with RailFreight.com, he shares his view and expectations about rail between Europe and Asia. 4025 trains Founded in 2010, Beijing Trans Eurasia International (BTE) has always been specialised in Eurasian intermodal rail freight. The company mainly renders railway transportation services, from China to Central Asia ...…

Track bed - Wikipedia

The track bed or trackbed is the groundwork onto which a railway track is laid. Trackbeds of disused railways are sometimes used for recreational paths or new light rail links.. According to Network Rail, the trackbed is the layers of ballast and sub-ballast above a prepared subgrade/formation (see diagram). It is designed primarily to reduce the stress on the subgrade.…