Intermodal train on Manchster's Castlefield Corridor

UK needs ambitious target to drive freight growth

Castlefield Corridor Looking from Piccadilly to Oxford Road wth 2 Intermodal Trains Photographer Philip SmartPhotographer Philip Smart

The Rail Freight Group, the representative body for the industry in the UK, has called for an ambitious target to be set for Great British Railways (GBR) to drive rail freight growth. However, with the whole project put in jeopardy by the current economic depression settling over the UK, the whole exercise could be put on indefinite hold.

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Author: Simon Walton

Simon Walton is RailFreight's UK correspondent.

1 comment op “UK needs ambitious target to drive freight growth”

bönström bönström|30.11.22|13:06

One, singular, a goal – for benefitting of UK advantage – instantly should target railways!
(Nearness to ports, ocean etc., is Advantage – and by Brexit now the low hanging fruit…)
For all hemisphere, a on road etc. congested Continent, as well flora of ports, is the Advantage, to benefit of – by energy effective SS feeding, via an Atlantic “Singapore”!
(However, industry of railways, as all other devices, urgently need upgrading, for optimal utilisation – added load capacity, etc., etc.)

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