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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…

Wessing and Petersson-Lehmann to lead VTG Tanktainer business together

Siemens Mobility GmbH and VTG Rail Europe GmbH signed a contract to test the innovative Brake Monitoring System (BMS) for automated brake testing of…

Intermodal Telematics BV (IMT) and VTG AG have agreed on a long-term partnership to extend the digitisation of VTG’s rail wagon fleet. The first step…

Cause for celebration: All seven trainees who made up the first intake for VTG’s inclusive RailTrain apprenticeship program in 2017 have passed their…

Modern transport and handling technology to support attractive and sustainable intermodal transportation: In collaboration with logistics provider…

Effective January 1, 2021, Péter Juhász (44) was appointed to the management team of Hungarian subsidary VTG Rail Logistics Hungaria Kft., whose…

- Set of twenty 80-foot container wagons (80 TEU) available at the port of Gothenburg for short-term use

- Online bookings via VTG’s traigo platform…

- All wagons deployed in Germany, Switzerland and border regions successfully refitted

- Compliance with thresholds defined in Germany’s new Rail…

- First VTG bonds to be sustainability-certified by the Climate Bonds Initiative

- Maturities of up to 20 years, interest coupons below 2 percent

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- 3,000 rail cars to be equipped with temperature sensors

- Monitoring of temperature of tank, heating systems and outlet

- Analysis and reports…

- Hybrid locomotives for greener, more efficient rail transport via strategic routes

 

- Inclusive VTG RailTrain training program supports young people with special educational needs

- Patron Dr. Peter Tschentscher welcomes trainees in…

- VTG companies in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Klaipėda take charge of local tanktainer business activities

- Cooperation across divisions opens door…

Modular system allows wagons to be flexibly aligned with the needs of different customers • Licensing targeted for 2021

- Digital initiative for sustainable rail freight

- Whole industry invited to collaborate

- New digital products to complement existing portfolio …

- Consistency thanks to a long-term wagon hire business model

- Revenue edges up 1.1% to EUR 605.8 million

- EBITDA of EUR 245.8 million unchanged…

- Expanded workshop presence in Eastern Europe

- Maintenance workshops: the backbone of European transportation streams

 

- Rebranding to solidify VTG’s uniform presence on the European market

- VTG Rail Logistics Polska offers rail logistics services across Europe

 

- Quieter liquefied gas wagons with higher loading

- Construction phase complete – test runs, noise readings and break measurements in progress

- Approval of modular carrying wagon targeted for 2021 …

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