Topic: Colas Rail

Colas Class 70 locomotive at the head of a timber train

Seeing the wood for the trees

Another UK timber trial project has seen a flow return to rail freight. A sawmill in Abergavenny in Wales has received its first load of rail-transported timber since 2004. The rebirth of the load is down...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Colas gets Salisbury back on tracks

Colas Rail UK, the specialist rail infrastructure support and freight operators, have released pictures of their successful efforts to re-rail damaged passenger units involved in the recent accident at Salisbury in the South West of...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
Image: Network Rail

ETCS retrofit for UK freight fleet

A highly efficient UK rail freight network is a step closer with the signing of a new deal to upgrade the nation’s freight trains with European Train Control System (ETCS) onboard technology. ETCS ensures that trains...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy