History

First train journey in Portugal

28 October 1856 - First train journey in Portugal.

1856  

 

1991

MSC

MSC opens portuguese agency in Lisbon.

Inauguration of the 1st phase of the Container Terminal at Entroncamento.

November, inauguration of the 1st phase of the Container Terminal at Entroncamento.

 

2009

 

 

2012 December, the company MSC Rail was created.

Inauguration of MSC Aveiro

November, inauguration of MSC Aveiro.

2015  
  2016

Privatization of CPCarga

January, privatization of CPCarga.

May, acquisition of 4 Locomotives E4000.

2016  
  2016

Launch of MEDWAY brand

November, launch of MEDWAY brand.

January, MEDWAY starts activity in Spain.

2018  
  2018 Acquisition of generators.

Launch of the subsidiary MEDWAY Maintenance & Repair

November, launch of the subsidiary MEDWAY Maintenance & Repair.

2018

 

 

 

 

2019

Acquisition of 54 swap-bodies

January, acquisition of 54 swap-bodies.

January, presentation of the New Terminal project in Vila Nova de Famalicão.

2019  

 

 

2019

Acquisition of 2 Locotractors

April, acquisition of 2 Locotractors.

Train drivers 1st Course in Spain

September, starts Train drivers 1st Course in Spain.

2019

 

 

  2019

October, signing of the Bobadela Terminal concession contract.

October, Signature of the purchase of TVT - Vale do Tejo Multimodal Terminal.

2019  
  2019

Terminal da Bobadela receives the first train

November, Terminal da Bobadela receives the first train.

Beginning of construction of the largest Railway Terminal on the Iberian Peninsula, Terminal de Lousado. 2020  
  2020

MEDWAY signs partnership with GALP to transport natural gas

November, MEDWAY signs partnership with GALP to transport natural gas.

MEDWAY distinguished with the CHOICE of PROFESSIONALS 2021 award

January, MEDWAY distinguished with the CHOICE of PROFESSIONALS 2021 award.

2021  
  2021

MEDWAY joined GRACE

March, MEDWAY joined GRACE – Empresas Responsáveis, the non-profit business association that works in the areas of corporate social responsibility and sustainability.

European coalition Rail Freight Forward

April, MEDWAY joins European coalition Rail Freight ForRail Freight Forwardward.

2021  
  2021

Sustainable Transport Certificate

May, MEDWAY creates Sustainable Transport Certificate that reveals to companies how much they reduce the environmental footprint by using the train to transport goods.

Goods transport between Portugal and China by train

May, MEDWAY starts service to transport goods between Portugal and China by train.

2021

 

 

 

 

2021

MEDWAY strengthens its fleet in Spain with the addition of 8 more locomotives

June, MEDWAY strengthens its fleet in Spain with the addition of 8 more locomotives.

MEDWAY Locomotive decorated by Portuguese artist Kruella D’Enfer

September, MEDWAY Locomotive decorated by Portuguese artist Kruella D’Enfer.

2021

 

  2021

Purchase signature of 16 locomotives and 113 wagons

November, Purchase signature of 16 locomotives and 113 wagons.

MEDWAY leads consortium to develop intelligent freight cars

December, MEDWAY leads consortium to develop intelligent freight cars.

2021  
  2022

MEDWAY elected for the 2nd consecutive year “Escolha dos Profissionais”

January, MEDWAY elected for the 2nd consecutive year “Escolha dos Profissionais”.

MEDWAY office in Madrid

January, Get to know MEDWAY office in Madrid.

2022  
  2022

Launch of the Environmental Simulator

March, Launch of the Environmental Simulator.

MEDWAY reinforces its fleet in Spain with new electric locomotives

April, MEDWAY reinforces its fleet in Spain with new electric locomotives.

2022  
  2022

MEDWAY distinguished by the ROS Group and receives the Communicator Awards

May, MEDWAY distinguished by the ROS Group and receives the Communicator Awards.

Sustainable Transport Certificates 2022 ceremony

June, Sustainable Transport Certificates 2022 ceremony.

2022  

Find out how much rail freight transport saves the environment

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