SBB Cargo International founds branch in the Netherlands
SBB Cargo International has founded SBB Cargo Nederland. As from the 2019/2020 timetable change the carrier will run its trains fully under its own control. By launching a 100% subsidiary, SBB Cargo International further strengthens its position on the European railfreight market, the Switzerland-based company said. It already has subsidiaries in Germany and Italy.
The quality of its international services will be improved by the cross-border operation and scheduling of trains on the entire axis from the Netherlands to Italy. At the same time, the dependency on third parties will be reduced. Freek Hilkemeijer has been appointed CEO of SBB Cargo Nederland, which will be based in Rotterdam as from 1 January 2020. (ben)