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The Advisory Board of VTG GmbH has been strengthened in the form of a new Chairman.

With effect from January 1, 2024, Kerstin Kamphaus will fill the newly created role of Chief People & Culture Officer (CPCO) at VTG GmbH. People and…

After more than 20 years of successful service at VTG, Sven Wellbrock (Chief Operating Officer Europe & Chief Safety Officer) has decided to leave the…

Tobias Behncke, Managing Director of Retrack Germany GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hamburg-based VTG GmbH, has added two new managerial staff…

VTG, Europe's leading private operator of freight wagons, will offer the automatic brake testing system from PJ Monitoring GmbH (PJM) as a…

In his position as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO), Thomas Jäger will take charge of the VTG Group’s operating business with effect from January…

Alberto Nobis will take over as the new Chief Executive Officer of VTG GmbH on October 1, 2023. In this new role, he will oversee the management and…

VTG GmbH this week published its second Sustainability Report. The document combines hard numbers with selected examples of implemented measures to…

In the rural town of Grossräschen in the German state of Brandenburg, VTG is investing tens of millions of euros to build a sustainable workshop for…

With effect from July 1, 2023, VTG is reorganizing the management of its subsidiaries VTG Rail Europe GmbH and VTG Rail Logistics, appointing new…

VTG is expanding its popular FastTrack service. As of June, the company will also be offering wagons for last-minute and short-term capacity…

Effective May 1, 2023, Dr. Holger Schmidt will take over as Head of Technical Innovations at VTG. In this role, he will oversee the continuation and…

How can rail-based freight transport become more efficient and more attractive? How can this mode of transport slot seamlessly into modern supply…

Effective July 1, 2023, Klaus Wessing will take over as the new Head of Sales and Operations at VTG GmbH. He will report directly to Sven Wellbrock,…

Tobias Behncke took charge of Retrack Germany GmbH on April 1, 2023. His new role at VTG gives him responsibility for Retrack Germany’s pan-European…

Oksana Janssen, Chief Operating Officer Eurasia & Far East, has stepped down from office and is leaving VTG GmbH of her own accord on May 31, 2023.

VTG is terminating its tank container transport and logistics business and will discontinue the relevant activities by the end of the second quarter…

News on RWE’s planned green import terminal for ammonia in Brunsbüttel: RWE plans to use rail transport for the onward journey of this fuel. To this…

VTG Rail Logistics has stepped up its presence in the Baltics. With effect from January 01, 2023, what used to be VTG Project Logistics has shifted…

VTG, the leading asset and logistics company in Europe’s rail freight space, is continuing its business activities as a limited liability company…

A new digitalization project in the combined transport space aims to speed up the allocation of intermodal transport units to rail freight wagons.…

Ad-hoc rail freight transport orders can now also make use of flat wagons. Starting now, VTG’s FastTrack service – already established at other…

In the context of the war of aggression against Ukraine and the sanctions imposed on Russia in response, VTG AG has decided to discontinue its Russian…

In just its second year participating in the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB), VTG has earned 99 out of 100 possible points (2021:…

Already well established at ports such as Rotterdam and Gothenburg, FastTrack is now also going off the blocks at another key European freight node.…

Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners (MSIP) and Joachim Herz Stiftung (JHS) announce that Deodoro Holding B.V., which is part of MSIP, and JHS have…

Today, VTG AG celebrated 150 years of private-sector wagon leasing in Europe in the Vienna City Hall. At the ceremony under the joint patronage of the…

VTG Aktiengesellschaft has published its first sustainability report this week. In it, the company sets out its medium- and long-term vision,…

Building the future of rail freight: The Pro Rail Alliance has presented its “German Transport Transition Prize” to VTG. The prize comes as part of…

The Supervisory Board of VTG Aktiengesellschaft, a leading wagon hire and rail logistics company in Europe, has elected Dr. Alexander Granderath as…

VTG Rail Russia (OOO “VTG”), provider of rental services of own freight wagons on the Russian market and subsidiary of VTG AG, a leader in the…

Even though it was its very first time participating in the GRESB, VTG has earned top marks in the global sustainability ranking. With 96 out of a…

Just how digital is wagon leasing and rail logistics company VTG? The answer? More digital than you would think! A closer look at the digital customer…

VTG Rail Russia (OOO “VTG”), a Russian subsidiary of the leading wagon hire and rail logistics company VTG Aktiengesellschaft, has signed a new…

VTG Rail Logistics has stepped up its presence in the Balkans: With effect from November 1, 2021, the new company’s operating business was entrusted…

Suttons International Limited and VTG Tanktainer GmbH, a subsidiary of VTG Aktiengesellschaft (VTG), announce today that they have signed an Asset…

Practical work, insights into the factory routine, familiarization with operating processes: Since October 13, all this and more has been accessible…

On September 22, 2021, the extraordinary general meeting of VTG Aktiengesellschaft resolved with 99.75 % of the votes cast on the motion of the…

On behalf of LIQVIS GmbH, a subsidiary of Uniper SE, VTG AG has successfully completed initial tests involving the transportation by rail of…

VTG’s new wagon architecture makes rail freight more flexible than ever. The separation of superstructures from underframes and the use of the…

Today, the principal shareholder of VTG Aktiengesellschaft, Warwick Holding GmbH, has submitted a concrete formal transfer request to the executive…

Yet another smart solution on the rails: In the shape of the SWS-PowerBox®, VTG is adding to its offerings to deliver temperature-controlled rail…

After more than 25 years at VTG – over 17 of them as CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board – Dr. Heiko Fischer is to step down from the CEO role but…

Rail freight workers must carefully monitor the loading and securing of semi-trailers put on pocket wagons as they can be vulnerable to adverse…

VTG is ushering in a new era in freight wagon maintenance. Starting in 2022, the Hamburg-based company will migrate from the time-based maintenance…

VTG, Europe’s biggest privately owned provider of freight wagons for hire, last year put digital fleet management on the rails in the shape of traigo.…

VTG is repositioning itself on the Turkish market, bundling all the business activities of VTG Rail Europe, VTG Rail Logistics and VTG Tanktainer…

Sascha Bengel, previously Team Leader Project Logistics in Berlin, has taken over as Head of Western Hemisphere (SW) in the business unit Silk Road &…

Defying the massive global impact of the Covid-19 crisis, VTG Aktiengesellschaft delivered solid annual earnings in the 2020 financial year. Group…

During the coronavirus crisis, rail freight transport has yet again proven its strategic and decisive role in securing the supply chain throughout…

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