Topic: DB Cargo UK

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

DB Cargo UK accelerates digital solutions

Hot on the buffers of their successful alternative fuel trials, DB Cargo UK has announced a programme of technological research and development. The intention is to put the company on the fast tracks to digital...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

DB Cargo UK and NR put HVO ’66 to work

After extensive static testing of a class 67 at Nottingham, DB Cargo UK have been given clearance by Network Rail to test a class 66 locomotive fuelled with pure renewable Hydro-treated Vegetable Oil (HVO). The...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

UK rail freight copes with coronavirus

Since March the rail freight industry in the UK has been among the most appreciative of the key workers who have kept the country running during the lockdown and restrictions that have been imposed to combat...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Brakes at fault in Welsh tanker derailment

An interim report from the Rail Accident Investigation Branch points towards a brake fault as the primary cause of the derailment at Llangennech, Wales, which caused a massive fire and environmental damage. The UK accident...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton