Railports Carex

EURO CAREX : Cargo Rail Express


Euro Carex the power of a truly innovative solution

The concept is based on the use of the existing network and high-speed trains to transport goods over distances of 200-800 kilometers, and connect the largest European logistics sites.  

In a first phase, Euro Carex will connect Amsterdam-Schiphol, Liège, Paris-Roissy-CDG, Lyon-Saint Exupéry airports, as well as the London basin. In a second phase, it will spread to Germany and the to Spain and Italy.

One Euro Carex train

= 100 to 140 tons of freight

= 1 cargo 747-400

= 3 Airbus A310

= 10 to 15 trucks

= 20-30 vans

  • Between 200 and 350 km/h

  • Loading / unloading in 30 minutes max

  • 200 meters long

  • Conditioning of containers between 5° and 32°C

  • Compatible with air freight legal framework

  • Services :

    • Express Next day (before 9am)

    • Quick Next day

    • Differed 1/3 days

EURO CAREX, a boost for employment and sustainable growth to :

  • improve mobility

  • improve the image of goods' transport

  • optimize use of infranstructures

  • reduce toxic emissions

  • integrate green logistics

  • respect legal contraints


At least 17 times less pollution as air and road trafic combined


  • Speed

  • Safety

  • Security

  • Reliability

  • Price

  • Traceability

  • Innovation

  • Footprint

  • Connectivity

  • Flexibility

Euro Carex means :

  • a specific rolling stock to transport air pallets and air containers in high-speed trains
  • dedicated rail terminals called "railport" in the immediate vicinity of airports and high-speed rail lines
  • committed and determined public and private partners



Meeting with Mercitalia representatives

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A Euro Carex delegation met representatives of the Italian rail transport company Mercitalia, which will launch a high-speed railfreight service in Italy in October 2018.