UK

West Midlands Interchange in new hands

West Midlands Interchange, a planned terminal on the busy West Coast Main Line, has changed hands in a billion-pound deal (1.1 billion euros). A joint venture between Oxford Properties Group and Logistics Capital Partners will...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Spark of genius at UK cement plant

Construction company Tarmac is collaborating with electrical engineering specialists Furrer+Frey to develop a retractable overhead electrical supply system suitable for freight terminals. The chosen site for trials is at Dunbar near Edinburgh, where Tarmac operates...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Tinsley scores English hat trick

Never mind the football. The trophy winner this week is Tinsley, the marshalling yard shared between the neighbouring English cities of Sheffield and Rotherham. Derelict for decades, the former marshalling yard has seen a recent...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

UK: More traffic for Tinsley

GB Railfreight has announced another new flow, bringing back into productive life two underused facilities. On behalf of Aggregate Industries UK, the carrier has commenced a fortnightly operation from Redcar- a seaside town once dependent...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton