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)

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