Freight Tracks issue 17 now out!

Two great stories lead Freight Tracks this week – the soft launch of World Freight Train Day 2022 and the suggestion that rail can become a saviour during the current energy crisis in the EU.

Join us in celebrating tomorrow – September 27 –the inaugural World Freight Train Day. Inside the magazine we have content that supports the day and its ambition. We would very much like to hear back from you as to your thoughts how the day can be promoted in 2023.

Jonathan Webb kicks of his timely article on how splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen requires huge amounts of renewable electricity. Importing green hydrogen will be necessary in Germany as local demand far outstrips what is available domestically. What role can rail freight play in helping Germany get through the fuel crisis storm?

In the rest of the bumper 64-page issue, we have our regular mix of exclusive rail freight news from around the world and a look at those who take their lives in their hands when they have illegally ridden the freight cars for free.

Read the issue HERE