Lohr Railway System



Rail motorway connection announced between Poland and Luxembourg

2019.06.06 - Global Railway Review (GB)

CLIP Intermodal and CFL multimodal have announced the launch of a rail motorway train between Swarzędz and Bettembourg-Dudelange by end of 2019. The train will start with four round trips per week and will be opened to containers, craneable semi-trailers as well as non-craneable semi-trailers thanks to the Lohr Railway System technology.

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Transport Logistic Munich 2019

2019.06.04 - Press release

Lohr is showcasing the latest developments to the Lohr UIC wagon at the Transport Logistic trade fair in Munich where it will also announce a new road-rail transport service between Luxembourg and Poland and new terminals.

The world leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of car transporter vehicles, Lohr Automotive, presents its latest innovations at stand 215 - Hall 4.

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A rolling motorway between Calais and Turin

2018.11.09 - BTP Rail n°25 (FR)

Inaugurated on Tuesday 6 November by the SNCF Mobilités Chairman and CEO in the presence of the French Transport Minister, this new piggyback rail line between France and Italy reflects the Government’s intentions to revive this mode of transport. This is good news for both the freight sector and the environment.

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On track for a new rolling motorway

2018.11.06 - Le Monde (FR)

On Tuesday 6 November, Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne, accompanied by SNCF Chairman Guillaume Pepy and Thierry Le Guilloux, Chairman of Viia, a freight operator and subsidiary of France’s national railway company, unveiled a new rolling motorway. The fourth to be launched in France, it is one of the longest, covering 1,150 kilometres and connecting Calais in northern France with Turin in Italy.

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Is rail freight back on track? A French manufacturer takes up the challenge!

2018.06.19 - BTP Rail (FR)

While the Government prepares its umpteenth plan to revive rail freight, whose modal share has halved since 1990, the Lohr Group has spent several years developing a unique piggyback solution in France: the Lohr Railway System. Its added bonus? The specially designed horizontal loading of standard semi-trailers.

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Viia starts up on Calais-Orbassano

2018.07.03 – Rail Passion (FR)

The Viia Calais – Orbassano rolling motorway will start up in September 2018 with an experimental phase lasting until December. In January 2019, the train will be increased to 21 double LOHR UIC wagons and will be split into two from Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne to Orbassano.

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