Message from Scotland: a smaller passenger, but bigger freight network
The post-pandemic opportunity for freight has been recognised by Alex Hynes, the managing director of Scotland’s Railway, branded as ScotRail. Hynes was addressing the Scottish Conference of the industry’s representative body, Rail Freight Group (RFG), earlier today (24 March). The conference, held online because of the current restrictions, welcomed a ministerial address from the Scottish government’s transport secretary, Michael Matheson, and was hosted by RFG managing director, Maggie Simpson.
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Why not take parcels on passenger trains like they used to do? There’s plenty of spare seats.!