Logistics service providers and shippers

The support of logistics service providers and shippers inside and outside the Netherlands is indispensable for achieving our mission. You ultimately decide how much we will transport via our railways, as the actual rail users.

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What can you expect from us?

As a (potential) rail user, infrastructure reliability, capacity, flexibility, and costs are important preconditions for being willing and able to transport goods by rail. This initiative aims to provide you with transparent, in-depth and up-to-date information about developments. You will always be well informed about the latest state of affairs and our plans for the future via the information and news items on our platform, our social media channels, the newsletter and our events. If you want to know more about our transport solutions from or to the Netherlands, don’t hesitate to contact us. We’re standing by to help you on your way.

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Do you have questions about the initiative Rail Freight, The Future is Ours? Would you like to become an ambassador? Or are you considering transporting goods by rail? Then please contact us. Leave a message with your details and we will contact you within 2 working days.