The port of Rotterdam will remain operational 24/7, it announced on Monday evening, just after the Dutch government presented tightened measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus. However, processes in the logistics chain have previously been designated by the national government as a vital process for keeping society running and will continue to be permitted, as long as certain...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
A freight train at a red signal, source: Network Rail

Priority pathing for UK freight movements

The UK government has alluded to switching priorities on the British railway network. The move would give freight trains a clear path in preference to other traffic, in a way that has not been seen...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Move all shipments to rail, or rather not?

Shipments through Europe are best loaded onto trains, as these continue to run as usual during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. On the contrary, truckers are facing long border queues with the implementation of additional border...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Amid crisis UK rail freight rallies to beat corona

Deserted concourses and empty platforms. The passenger network is becoming like Christmas Day, every day. With the British government placing stringent restrictions on movement and business activity, the rail freight sector has an increasingly important...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton