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Airbus hints at A350 or A380 freighter

July 8 - Following reports in the international media that aircraft manufacturer Airbus plans to develop an A350 XWB freighter - offering around 90 tonnes of cargo capacity - an Airbus spokesperson has said there are no immediate proposals for a freight-o

The spokesperson revealed to HLPFI: "Airbus is positioning on the safe side - with the mid-size A330-200F at 70 tonnes facing the air cargo market's uncertainties.
 
"In the longer term there are two additional Airbus freighter possibilities - the A350 and A380 - depending on where the market goes. We'll leave the door open but mid-size is safe for now."
 
Commenting on the A350XWB specifically the Airbus spokesperson said that its priority is to produce and deliver the passenger aircraft, in line with its customers needs.
 
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Modulift performs locomotive lift

May 24 - Modulift has provided equipment to lift a steam locomotive, built in 1926, on behalf of Swanage Railway, a tourist attraction in the UK.
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Fesco and RZD team up to link Europe and Asia

May 24 - Fesco Transportation Group and Russian Railways Logistics (RZD Logistics) are launching a Trans-Siberian multimodal service to expedite the delivery of goods from Japan to Europe via Russia.
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USA ends steel and aluminium tariffs on Canada and Mexico

May 24 - The USA is removing steel and aluminium tariffs imposed on Canada and Mexico under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, with all retaliatory tariffs on US goods and any pending litigation also coming to an end.
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