RCG launches its own rail traction in Poland

The cargo division of ÖBB is positioning itself as the backbone of international rail freight traffic

RCG launches its own rail traction in Poland Bild: OEBB

Following the expansion of high-frequency long-haul services, the Rail Cargo Group (RCG) is also pushing ahead with the expansion of its own traction services to ensure continued high quality along the entire transport and logistics chain. With the purchase of a Polish rail transport company, the ÖBB cargo division is now  operating in a total of 12 countries with its own traction. This is told on the RCG blog in the run-up to the transport logistic trade fair in Munich. RCG will carry out transports for the steel processing industry in Austria with its own locomotives from autumn 2019 in Poland. This is according to a statement of ÖBB’s CEO Andreas Matthä at the Munich trade fair. The name of Rail Time Polska, which was acquired in Poland, will be renamed to XXXXXX .

RCG is one of the leading logistics providers in European rail freight transport with high-frequency TransFER connections for the transport of containers, trailers, palletised goods or bulk goods. At the heart of international TransNET are the home markets of Austria and Hungary, where RCG is the clear market leader. In addition, growth markets are being developed from Russia and Turkey to China.

With 8,500 employees, branches throughout Europe and an annual turnover of around EUR 2.3 billion, the Rail Cargo Group is one of the leading rail logistics companies in Europe. Together with strong partners, the company operates a wide network of end-to-end logistics in Europe and beyond to Asia. The operating controlling company of the Rail Cargo Group is Rail Cargo Austria AG.