Two trucks collided on the Kiev-Odessa highway, one driver burned out

Photo: NPU Fatal accident with trucks occurred on the Kiev-Odessa highway On this section of the road, car traffic is limited, in the direction of Odessa it is carried out along one lane. In the Odessa region, on the 451th kilometer of the Kiev-Odessa highway, a truck collided with a large-sized vehicle, which was parked […]

Leading role for Delft in research into plastic spotting from space

Researchers from the European Space Agency (ESA) are conducting an experiment in Delft to determine whether plastic can be detected in the ocean using satellites from space. At the Deltares technological institute on Boussinesqweg, they are simulating the situation with pieces of plastic in a ‘swimming pool’ in which waves can be created. TU Delft […]

LOK Report – Berlin: Farewell to the A3L71 series

Photos BVG / Chriistopher Land. A long chapter in vehicle history will soon come to an end at the Berlin subway. When the last cars have reached the prescribed mileage of 960,000 kilometers again, the A3L71 series will retire from active service after around 50 years. The “hardest working” cars will then have completed a […]

LOK Report – Baden-Württemberg: Electrified Southern Railway

In July 2021, after a three-year construction period, the electrification of the Südbahn, the railway line that runs from Ulm via Friedrichshafen to Lindau, was completed. Since then, the contact wire of the overhead line has been “live”. In the future, trains can travel here at speeds of up to 160 km / h. The […]

Rennes. Gang will be tried for juicy rhino horn trafficking

An Irish gang called “Rathkeale Rovers” Suspicions of ivory trafficking begin with the arrest of three Irishmen, on a national road, in New Aquitaine, in central western France, on the night of September 10 to 11, 2015. They are checked by customs officials , in possession of four African elephant tusks in raw ivory. Total […]

More parcels on the rails: Deutsche Bahn wants to expand the transport network

Parcels are ready to be picked up in a hall Will these packages be transported on rails in the future? (Photo: dpa) Berlin Buy shoes, furniture or laptops with one click and have them delivered to your home: For many consumers in Germany, online shopping has long been part of everyday life. The corona crisis […]

Nightmare on the Trakia Motorway PHOTO

Two accidents hinder traffic on the Trakia Motorway, Nova TV reports, citing eyewitnesses. The first accident happened at the 48th kilometer in the direction of Burgas. Several cars collided. One of them went out of the canvas and turned on the ceiling. The other accident happened at the 44th kilometer in the direction of Sofia. […]

Rail transport network: more parcels on the rails – economy

DHL containers are on wagons in the freight terminal in Langerfeld. Photo: Jonas Güttler / dpa Photo: dpa Over four billion parcels were delivered in Germany last year. Most of them were transported in trucks on the motorway – almost none by rail. That should change. Berlin – Buy shoes, furniture or laptops with one […]