UK

Oxford freight corridor gets green light

The UK government’s department for transport has approved Network Rail’s plans to expand Oxford Station and provide a corridor for freight operations. The plans will allow an additional twelve freight trains to operate through Oxford...Read more
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UK Strike: Reconciliation recedes

The prospect for a resolution to the current rail dispute in Britain seems even further down the line. A deal is less likely now, at the end of a week of strike action. With the...Read more
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Industry supports UK rail freight

Amidst all the confrontational rhetoric of disputes and strike action, there are some words of consideration for rail freight. Caught in the storm without being blamed for the weather, rail freight is taking a hit...Read more
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UK Strike: countdown to shutdown

The Great British Rail Strike is just one day away, and barring a turning of the tide that would impress even King Canute, the network is set to grind to a halt on Tuesday, and...Read more
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Decarbonisation progress is good says RIA Scotland

RIA Scotland, the national branch of the rail supply industry representative body, has welcomed progress on Scotland’s rail decarbonisation plan. The message follows on from the approval from the Scottish Government to start construction on...Read more
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Challenges to growing UK intermodal

Maritime Transport has grown from a road-based logistics operation to be one of the biggest intermodal rail operators in the UK in just twenty years. Already moving around 5,500 containers every week, the company has...Read more
|1 comment|author: Simon Walton