UK longer freight trains for longer term growth

A number of UK freight services are temporarily increasing in length and weight in support of the economic recovery after the pandemic. The longest trains, running at 775m, are in-line with the planned ambition to make the UK network universally compliant with increased maximum capacity standards.

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Author: Simon Walton

Simon Walton is RailFreight's UK correspondent.

1 comment op “UK longer freight trains for longer term growth”

Peter Mcbeath|27.01.21|11:03

Following successful trials bringing mega container ships to uk i have talks with greek shipping owners to expand uk docking instead of EU ports for faster and more secure railfreight distribution in uk and accross EU bringing valuable revenues to uk plc. Peter mcbeath liaising with Maggie Simpson and Richard Ballantyne chair of British Ports.

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