Topic: DB Cargo UK

Are England’s ports ready for a shift to rail?

The UK government has mandated a net-zero carbon economy by 2050. However, with Britain’s trade largely conducted through the country’s ports and most forwarding undertaken by road, is the maritime industry ready to answer the...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

DB Cargo UK on the cooking oil again

Hot on the buffers of their last foray into sustainable fuels, DB Cargo UK has announced another new trial. This time the Doncaster-based operator has teamed up with Maritime Intermodal and conducted evaluation trials of...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

I am the Backbone, says DB Cargo

Big red goes bold black to state its support of the UK economy. A brand new livery, familiar already on Continental Europe, has come to the UK. In a personal letter from chief executive Andrea...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

HS2 celebrates 100 Buckinghamshire trains

The high-speed rail project, HS2, has celebrated bringing in the one-hundredth train to its Buckinghamshire contraction site in the south east of England. The company says the milestone operations has already taken the equivalent of...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Felixstowe’s rush to rail continues

The UK’s busiest intermodal port, Felixstowe, has signed a deal for another express intermodal service – the second new agreement in seven days. Hutchison Ports, the owners of the East of England facility, announced this...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Mini rail handling maximised at Southampton

Southampton’s position as Britain’s premier automotive port has been strengthened by a new rail service, backed by a 300,000 pound investment (335,000 euros). The operators of the port have collaborated with rail operators and car...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton