EURO CAREX : Cargo Rail Express

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Carex, an ecological project

Aircraft & Trucks

Air Freight is currently transported by trucks (50%) or by aircraft (50%)

  • Truck flows represent 180 million TKM*
  • Air flows represent 170 million TKM*

Equivalent in kilos of Carbon :

  • Trucks emit 11 millions kg of CO2 (+/- 3 million)
  • Aircrafts emit 77 millions kg of CO2 (+/- 25 millions)

Carex trains will emit only 3,3 million kg of CO2 (+/- 800,000).

CAREX trains will emit on average 17 times less Carbon  than the aircrafts and the trucks which are currently used. 

Carbon report according to the methodology of ADEME, French Environment and Energy Management Agency
(* TKM : Metric ton-kilometre)

The Business Plan study is launched

Flux rss
20-07-2017

During a meeting with representatives of each of the Euro Carex railports and the consultancy agency in charge, the feasability study of the Euro Carex concept was launched. The study aims to identify the potential freight volumes to feed the Euro Carex rail freight service at European level and to evaluate the revenue and ... Read more