DB Schenker Rail and SBB Cargo extend agreement until 2020

DB Schenker Rail announced it has commissioned SBB Cargo with transport operations for routing international freight trains via Switzerland for another five years until 2020. The contract’s volume stands at approximately 8,000 freight trains per annum on Switzerland’s main transit routes via the Gotthard and Lötschberg lines.

Commenting on the contract’s signing Markus Hunkel, Member of the Management Board for Production at DB Schenker Rail, said, “We are delighted to be extending our partnership with SBB Cargo on the Gotthard and Lötschberg lines. Our cooperation started at the beginning of 2014, and its continuation will boost the strong position of both partners in transalpine services.”