Topic: Freightliner

UK report offers new appraisal of rail

New research shows rail freight is levelling up Britain’s economy and cutting emissions across the country. The Value of Rail Freight report, from the Rail Delivery Group, says total economic and social benefits of rail...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

UK Freightliner goes large for aggregates…again

The UK operator Freightliner, part of the American-owned Genesee & Wyoming corporation, has successfully completed a trial running of another ‘Jumbo’ aggregates service between the Peak District and London for customers Tarmac. At nearly 4000...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Freightliner means beans for Kraft Heinz

UK operator Freightliner has been running trials moving foodstuffs for multinational producer Kraft Heinz. The collaboration supports an initiative to connect west and east coast ports called the Liverpool-Humber Optimisation of Freight Transport (LHOFT). The...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Concerns over South Wales’ freight future

A high-level report has cast a shadow over rail freight development in South Wales, just as the railway in the region is undergoing much-needed modernisation. Representatives of the industry say that if adopted, the report...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Optimism as UK rail freight stages recovery

More than 90 per cent of pre-pandemic rail freight traffic volume is back in operation. That seems like good news for the future says Network Rail’s Andy Saunders. The recovery comes despite a thirty per...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton