Rail freight

End of freight on Harry Potter line

Fears have been expressed that the last regular freight service on the West Highland Line may soon be lost. The operators of the smelter at Fort William have announced plans to upgrade marine facilities, which...Read more
|2 comments|author: Simon Walton

Mini rail handling maximised at Southampton

Southampton’s position as Britain’s premier automotive port has been strengthened by a new rail service, backed by a 300,000 pound investment (335,000 euros). The operators of the port have collaborated with rail operators and car...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

VTG puts hybrid locomotives on tracks

VTG Rail Logistics and its RU subsidiary Retrack will start official operations with two EuroDual locomotives. European Loc Pool (ELP) leases the locomotives, which operate on hybrid mode, using electricity and diesel fuel. The two...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios