Topic: DRS

Tesco continues to supply supermarkets by train

The largest of the UK supermarket chains, Tesco has extended its rail freight partnership with Direct Rail Services (DRS), the general cargo rail division of Nuclear Transport Solutions. DRS will continue expanding rial operations across...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Historic British locomotives go under the hammer

Direct Rail Services, the rail freight arm of Nuclear Transport Solutions, sells its collection of heritage locomotives and carriages as it modernises its operational fleet. The Carlisle-based operator has a notably diverse range of motive...Read more
|1 comment|author: Simon Walton

UK specialist DRS racing to decarbonise

Having started out with a small fleet of underpowered second-hand diesel locomotives that had just retired from construction duties on the Channel Tunnel, Direct Rail Services (DRS) now runs one of the most modern traction...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Amid crisis UK rail freight rallies to beat corona

Deserted concourses and empty platforms. The passenger network is becoming like Christmas Day, every day. With the British government placing stringent restrictions on movement and business activity, the rail freight sector has an increasingly important...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton