Topic: DIRFT

Night time shot of reach stakes moving XPO liveried container

Scotland and England connected by XPO trial run

XPO Logistics, one of the world’s largest logistics and transportation companies, is four weeks into a three-month trial of a new rail freight service between England and Scotland. The operator, which has enthusiastically demonstrated its...Read more
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Plastic pipes by rail between England and Scotland

Rail freight is contributing to the UK’s net-zero ambitions with practical assistance. Manufacturers, logistics experts and rail freight operators have collaborated to move environmentally responsible plastic products by environmentally sustainable rail freight. The project involves...Read more
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You’ve Got Rail: parcels depot for DIRFT

Royal Mail, the postal service for the UK, is building a huge new parcels and light logistics hub within DIRFT – Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal. The hub within Midlands’ rail freight and distribution centre...Read more
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UK’s intermodal terminals on the rise

The UK has a bouquet of intermodal terminals about to blossom. From Scotland to London, several projects are in either planning, development or nearing commissioning. Modal shift to rail is welcomed by environmental policy makers,...Read more
|1 comment|author: Simon Walton