Topic: Aggregates

A party of about twenty people at Tunstead Quarry pose in front of several freight locomotives

Ten million tons moved by rail HS2 and counting

The high-speed rail project HS2 reached the important milestone of moving ten million tonnes of construction materials by rail. The accomplishment is particularly important considering the project reached its target way ahead of its time,...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Lowestoft aggregates goes live

Another week, another new aggregates terminal in the UK. This time, it’s far out. Far out east – as far out east as it is possible to go on the British mainland and still be...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Hanson opens second aggregates depot for London

Aggregates conglomerate Hanson has opened a new rail-served depot at West Drayton. On the Great Western Main Line (GWML), the depot serves construction industry customers in the capital and large infrastructure projects nationwide.Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Liverpool aggregates delivery win for GBRf

UK rail freight operator GB Railfreight is cleaning up in Cumbria with a new contract. After successful trials, GB Railfreight (GBRf) has just announced a two-year deal with Hanson, the multi-national supplier of heavy building...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton