Members & Network
Currently, the seven partners of the Xrail Alliance cover in total 13 Wagonload networks throughout Europe.
- CFL cargo
- DB Cargo
- Fret SNCF
- Green Cargo
- Rail Cargo Group
- SBB Cargo
Lineas is one of the largest private rail freight operators in Europe with headquarters in Belgium and sites in France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, and Spain.
The company's mission is to offer fast, frequent, and reliable rail solutions such that customers shift the transport of their goods from road to rail, thereby improving their supply chain while decreasing their negative impact on mobility, climate and air pollution. Lineas continuously strives to improve the quality and stability of its services and expanding its international logistic solutions network.
Besides the Belgian Single Wagonload network, Lineas also runs the Green Xpress Network which provides daily, fast rail connections between the European economic hubs, combining different types of cargo into one train.
CFL cargo was created in 2006 as a joint venture between the national Luxembourg railway company CFL and ArcelorMittal. Located at the heart of Europe, its strategic position enables CFL cargo to operate on the main European North-South and East-West routes.
In the area of rail freight, CFL cargo offers a complete range of customer-oriented, door-to-door services, including international rail transport, regional rail freight trains and local feeder services, single wagon load transport, shunting and marshalling yard operations, freight wagon maintenance and repair, and oversize load transportation.
In cooperation with its subsidiaries in France, Germany, Denmark and Sweden, CFL cargo provides regional feeder services as well as pan-European rail freight transport. With strong links to sister-company CFL multimodal, whose service offering covers the entire supply chain, CFL cargo is able to provide complete and efficient logistics solutions to its customers.
DB Cargo AG
DB Cargo is Europe's leading rail freight operator. With about 4,200 sidings in Europe and 16 subsidiaries , it offers its customers access to one of the largest rail networks in the world.
DB Cargo manages freight transport throughout Europe and serves as a strategic partner for top-class international logistics. It offers logistics services Europe-wide and runs single wagonload transport networks in a number of countries including
- Northern Italy
Fret SNCF is the leading rail freight operator in France and a major operator in Europe, with subsidiaries active in around ten countries. It offers transportation services on conventional full-trains, combined trains and Single Wagonload.
With more than 600 locations regularly served in France, Fret SNCF provides wide-ranging coverage of the French territory for Single Wagonload freight, but also excellent connections with the networks of neighboring railway undertakings offering daily services. Known as "Multi-Lots Multi-Clients" (MLMC), the offer, based upon reciprocal commitments between clients and Fret SNCF, receives constantly-rising approval ratings from its clients, chiefly from the chemicals and steel industries. Acknowledged for the security of its transportation of all types of goods, in particular the sensitive products of the chemicals industry, Fret SNCF is currently developing a European Wagonload service with all the necessary assets to constitute a real alternative to long distance road haulage. More than half of the volumes transported by Fret SNCF as Wagonload freight cross the French border.
Green Cargo offers rail-based transport with national and international door-door deliveries.
We run 400 freight trains each day, which is equivalent to the capacity of approximately 10,000 truck transports.
We have an extensive network serving 270 locations in Sweden and the major cities in Norway. In cooperation with our partners, we reach thousands of locations in Europe meeting varying transport needs, from single containers or wagons to entire trains.
Green Cargo is the only nation-wide freight transport company that meets the standards set by the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation for freight transports (Bra Miljöval).
With roots deep in the origins of Sweden's railway services, we are the most experienced company within railway logistics in Scandinavia.
Rail Cargo Group
Based on the domestic markets of Austria and Hungary, the Rail Cargo Group offers rail freight logistics solutions in 18 countries between the North Sea, Black Sea and the Mediterranean. With a high-quality standard network of subsidiaries and trusted partners in Central, Southern and Eastern Europe, the Rail Cargo Group ensures safe and reliable transportation on the environmentally friendly railway. Our international network creates the ideal conditions for railway logistics in Europe and beyond.
Whether single wagon load, large containers or trains – the Rail Cargo Group connects markets of important economic centers and are there for our customers, wherever and whenever needed. Customers benefit from the strong network in Europe and the rail connection to the major ports and terminals – around the clock, every day, every season.
- North-East Italy
SBB Cargo stands for sustainable freight transport by rail. With almost a quarter of the total freight transport volume, it is the number one in Swiss freight transport.
SBB Cargo transports goods safely and punctually - and reduces the road traffic in a sustainable and effective manner.
SBB Cargo offers Swiss quality, creative solutions and develops new business - thus contributing to the success of its customers.