Optimism as UK rail freight stages recovery
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More than 90 per cent of pre-pandemic rail freight traffic volume is back in operation. That seems like good news for the future says Network Rail’s Andy Saunders. The recovery comes despite a thirty per cent drop at the onset of the coronavirus lockdown in the UK in March, and the immediate stopping of everything except essential commerce. Saunders, the development director for the UK infrastructure management agency, was addressing the online audience at the recent Rail Freight Group conference.
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