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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2018.09.10 - Transdev / Lohr i-Cristal (FR)

On 10 September 2018, the Lohr industrial group and the operator Transdev presented i-Cristal, France’s new fully-accessible, autonomous electric vehicle at Lohr’s manufacturing site in Duppigheim.

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An automatic shuttle called i-Cristal

11.09.2018 - L’Est Républicain

On Monday 10 September 2018, the Lower Rhine manufacturer Lohr and the mobility operator Transdev presented the fruit of their joint project, the autonomous electric vehicle, “i-Cristal”. Two road tests were announced for the end of the year.

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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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