Topic: Express logistics

Aerial picture of Waterloo station and surrounding London area

Freight could return in Waterloo revamp

A joint future vision for London Waterloo station and its surrounding area has been revealed. The British infrastructure agency Network Rail, and the Borough of Lambeth Council, the local authority for the area, are collaborating...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Varamis rolls into Liverpool Street

The UK express logistics boom continues. Independent carrier Varamis Rail has unveiled its fifth train, only weeks after adding a fourth electric multiple unit to its uniform fleet of repurposed passenger trains. Varamis Rail currently...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
GWR train and CrossCountry train at the platform

Intercity Railfreight on board with eight operators

Utilising spare capacity on scheduled passenger services is the business model of Intercity Railfreight. How the company utilises that space, to the benefit of their partners, their customers and their fifteen-year-old company, is to carry...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
Varamis train on the platform at Birmingham International station

Carousel Logistics spin right round with Varamis Rail

Carousel Logistics has joined forces with the UK’s first electric-only high-speed rail freight operator to develop a zero-emission cargo route between Birmingham and Glasgow. The partnership was formed in February after Varamis got their service...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
DHL container train against a blue sky

DHL paper advocates modal shift to rail

DHL has published a report that advocates the shift of express traffic from road to rail. The report has already highlighted the desirability of the modal shift. Now, in a special paper tackling the subject,...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton