EURO CAREX : Cargo Rail Express

Concept

Euro Carex the power of a truly innovative solution

The concept is based on the use of the existing network and high-speed trains to transport goods over distances of 200-800 kilometers, and connect the largest European logistics sites.  

In a first phase, Euro Carex will connect Amsterdam-Schiphol, Liège, Paris-Roissy-CDG, Lyon-Saint Exupéry airports, as well as the London basin. In a second phase, it will spread to Germany and the to Spain and Italy.

One Euro Carex train

= 100 to 140 tons of freight

= 1 cargo 747-400

= 3 Airbus A310

= 10 to 15 trucks

= 20-30 vans

  • Between 200 and 350 km/h

  • Loading / unloading in 30 minutes max

  • 200 meters long

  • Conditioning of containers between 5° and 32°C

  • Compatible with air freight legal framework

  • Services :

    • Express Next day (before 9am)

    • Quick Next day

    • Differed 1/3 days

EURO CAREX, a boost for employment and sustainable growth to :

  • improve mobility

  • improve the image of goods' transport

  • optimize use of infranstructures

  • reduce toxic emissions

  • integrate green logistics

  • respect legal contraints

 

At least 17 times less pollution as air and road trafic combined

 

  • Speed

  • Safety

  • Security

  • Reliability

  • Price

  • Traceability

  • Innovation

  • Footprint

  • Connectivity

  • Flexibility


Euro Carex means :

  • a specific rolling stock to transport air pallets and air containers in high-speed trains
  • dedicated rail terminals called "railport" in the immediate vicinity of airports and high-speed rail lines
  • committed and determined public and private partners

 

 

General Assembly

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28-11-2016

On November 28th, the General Assembly approved the nomination of Patrick Renaud to the position of Chairman of Euro Carex.  New actions to be conducted in 2017 were validated :  - further studies and efforts in order to set up a Carex railport in Germany - launch of studies for the business plan of a global ... Read more