UK

Mayflower sets sail for GBRf

UK freight carrier GB Railfreight (GBRf) has unveiled a commemorative locomotive, painted in a livery designed to evoke the memory of the most famous immigrant expedition in British history. It’s just possible that Americans feel...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Railway decarbonisation just the ticket for G7

The UK can show international leadership by taking decisions on railway decarbonisation this year. That is the message to G7 leaders from the Railway Industry Association, the body representing the supply chain in the UK....Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

DB Cargo UK on the cooking oil again

Hot on the buffers of their last foray into sustainable fuels, DB Cargo UK has announced another new trial. This time the Doncaster-based operator has teamed up with Maritime Intermodal and conducted evaluation trials of...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

UK needs more rail-linked warehousing

Britain’s changing economic profile has highlighted the need for much more rail-served warehousing. That’s the message from the global logistics specialists behind a portfolio of modern strategic rail freight terminals. Speaking to an audience from...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

D/Gauge launch RIFT intelligent software

British company D/Gauge has completed trials of their new clearance assessment software, and have officially launched the sophisticated package, designated Rift. According to the company, it is set to significantly reduce the team and effort...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Freight to benefit from engineering works

The UK West Coast Main Line, the busiest mixed-traffic route in Europe, will see the most extensive programme of engineering works this weekend. The Late May Bank Holiday is traditionally a busy time for operations....Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Five more years for GBRf and MSC

UK rail freight operator GBRf and European shipping line MSC have agreed a new five-year deal to keep intermodal traffic flowing between British ports and distribution centres. The land and sea collaborators have just extended...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Rail Freight Group welcomes UK rail reform

The Rail Freight Group (RFG) has called today’s Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail the ‘opportunity of a lifetime’ to grow freight, as long as the proposed rail reforms deliver on the promises. The UK government has...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton