Rail freight

Concerns over South Wales’ freight future

A high-level report has cast a shadow over rail freight development in South Wales, just as the railway in the region is undergoing much-needed modernisation. Representatives of the industry say that if adopted, the report...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

UTLC ERA tests new China-Europe corridor

UTLC ERA has carried out a test container train trip from China to Europe in cooperation with Belintertrans-Germany (BIT-Germany) and CFTS Liski. The freight train composed of fifty 40-foot containers departed from Chongqing on 8...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios
Rail freight line in UK

Rail freight’s wishlist for 2021

2021 solemnly constitutes the European Year of Rail. Following 2020 and all its upheavals, the conditions seem optimal to use the coming year as a starting point to implement changes and realise plans. Subsequently, on...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

Liverpool wins in container crunch

Rail freight stands to be a winner as the port of Liverpool secures more intermodal traffic. From this week, 2M Alliance – a vessel-sharing partnership between Maersk and MSC – is bringing a transatlantic loop...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Rail freight delivers for Christmas

Christmas may not be the same in the UK this year, but at least the Santa-specials have gotten through. There is an avalanche of Christmas goods to be delivered by rail freight, to keep the...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton