Rail freight

More electric traction for UK freight

With passenger fleets updating to new, multiple unit operations, there is a tried and tested fleet of electric locomotives ready for a new life at the head of freight trains around the UK. Efficient hand-me-down-history is...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Lobby group puts freight into Scottish proposals

Transform Scotland, the wide-remit alliance for sustainable transport has responded to a Scottish government consultation with a call for enhanced rail freight provision. It has called for major investment in the rail links between the...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

UK rail freight in a state of flux

Maggie Simpson, the director general of the Rail Freight Group, gave a frank appraisal of the industry as she opened the RailFreight Webinar UK on the future prospects for growth. Cause for long-term optimism is...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton