Rail freight

GB Railfreight simulator and sidings developments

UK operator GB Railfreight has announced extra investment in its Cambridgeshire properties and facilities despite economic uncertainty. The investment package covers training for the future, and trading for the here and now. (more…)Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

UK trade union: freight statistics worrying

The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) says the latest statistics, released last week by the Office of Rail and Road (ORR), show a worrying downward trend. The Union has called for...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

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