RailFreight Live: a UK special this week
Brexit, railway capacity and freight for freeports in the UK. This week’s RailFreight Live is a dedicated UK edition. With the freight director of the country’s infrastructure manager and several other high-level speakers, the discussion wo’nt be dull.
RailFreight Live is the weekly broadcast of RailFreight.com in which the latest news is discussed with experts from the industry. It is broadcasted at 1pm CET on our YouTube Channel, which will also be available on the website of RailFreight.com during the broadcast. It can be found on the Youtube Channel any time afterwards under videos.
This week’s broadcast
This week, we talk to Charleen Wallace, the director for freight at Britain’s infrastructure management agency Network Rail. We ask her about the infrastructure plans, the place for freight on the network and future prospects of rail freight in the UK.
A short item produced by Cameron Stuart will look at the change in the dominance of passenger traffic since the onset of the pandemic; developments at ports; maintaining the network and making heritage structures like Ribblehaed fit for purpose; and the effects of Brexit.
Last, we will talk with Maggie Simpson from Rail Freight Group, John Smith from GB RailFreight and Simon Walton from RailFreight.com about the impact of the Brexit on rail freight in the UK.