Wind by rail: 55-metre turbine blades travel by rail

Wind by rail: 55-metre turbine blades travel by rail

Photo courtesy of Robert Attermann - RED STAR.

Together with Captrain, the European rail freight division of SNCF, and Vestas, the wind turbine manufacturer, Geodis Wilson recently managed the transportation of 55 metre-long megawatt wind turbine blades by rail. This unique blade-by-rail solution has never been operated in Europe before.

The reduction in transport time, costs and CO2-emissions has been significant.

“At this early stage, we have already experienced a transport cost reduction of up to 15%,” said Mette Heileskov B

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