Night moves for new aggregates flow as Britain rebuilds

DB Cargo UK has launched a new bulk rail freight service with CEMEX as Britain makes early moves to strengthen economic recovery and development in the midst of the pandemic downturn. 

The mission critical credentials of the rail freight sector are very much in the spotlight. Many business commentators have likened the coronavirus crisis to a wartime economy. So, even as ‘hostilities’ continue, two familiar names on the British industrial landscape are collaborating to support economic recovery. A joint statement from the two companies involved, DB Cargo UK and CEMEX, called it “a positive boost to the UK’s rail freight sector with the launch of a brand-new service”.
Heavyweight mover
After loading in the early evening, and under cover of darkness, freight operators DB Cargo UK and aggregates and building materials specialists CEMEX inaugurated a new flow last weekend, serving the construction industry in the West Midlands of England.

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Author: Simon Walton

Simon Walton is RailFreight's UK correspondent.

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