Varamis express logistics operator leaves passenger trains in their wake
UK start-up express logistics operator Varamis Rail has handed down a challenge to passenger operators on the UK’s West Coast Main Line. The company is currently operating five days a week on the Birmingham-Glasgow route and has put its early success down to three factors: speed, speed and speed. Their dedicated parcels and light logistics service is running overnight between the two cities, covering 325 miles (520 km) in under four hours. That’s faster than any currently scheduled passenger service between the two cities. “Beat that” is the message from owner and managing director Phil Read.
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