UK

Rail freight delivers for Christmas

Christmas may not be the same in the UK this year, but at least the Santa-specials have gotten through. There is an avalanche of Christmas goods to be delivered by rail freight, to keep the...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

REPAIR programme for UK infrastructure

The Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) is almost ready to publish the results of its Rapid Evaluation and Planning Analysis Infrastructure for Railways (REPAIR). The programme is part of a drive to improve rail...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Proposals for Derbyshire rail freight terminal

Developers have secured a former heavy industry site situated between the cities of Derby and Nottingham, with plans to establish a rail-connected logistics park. The site is the disused Stanton Ironworks, on the southern edge...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

DB Cargo UK and NR put HVO ’66 to work

After extensive static testing of a class 67 at Nottingham, DB Cargo UK have been given clearance by Network Rail to test a class 66 locomotive fuelled with pure renewable Hydro-treated Vegetable Oil (HVO). The...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

High capacity wagons for UK industry

Specialist UK manufacturer WH Davis has supplied a rake of repurposed and reengineered bulk carrier wagons to support construction materials specialist Aggregate Industries and leasing agent VTG Rail UK. The rake has been commissioned to...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton