UK

Freight features in Scottish transport review

The Scottish government has opened a twelve-week consultation into its second Strategic Transport Projects Review (STPR2). The comprehensive look at transport requirements for the next twenty years seeks to engage public opinion on all aspects...Read more
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Tesco continues to supply supermarkets by train

The largest of the UK supermarket chains, Tesco has extended its rail freight partnership with Direct Rail Services (DRS), the general cargo rail division of Nuclear Transport Solutions. DRS will continue expanding rial operations across...Read more
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Network Rail animation plays party line

The UK government infrastructure agency Network Rail has not quite renounced its passengers’ first strapline, but a new video short promotes freight and lays the tracks for changes to come. The video extols the virtues...Read more
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Ancient artefact found at HS2 works

Just north of London, an early Roman and extremely rare wooden carved figure has been discovered during work on Britain’s HS2 high-speed rail project. The find, at a site in Twyford, Buckinghamshire, is so significant...Read more
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London in terminal incline with new facilities

An infrastructure and construction boom is fuelling the London economy, with subsequent benefits for the rail freight industry. Three new bulk handling facilities are all set to join the roster of terminals located within the...Read more
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