Topic: Freightliner

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Freightliner and ONE sign partnership

The newly formed Ocean Network Express (ONE) and rail freight provider Freightliner have signed a deal to guarantee capacity on the main intermodal routes in the UK. According to ONE, the agreement realises a modal...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
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ETCS retrofit for UK freight fleet

A highly efficient UK rail freight network is a step closer with the signing of a new deal to upgrade the nation’s freight trains with European Train Control System (ETCS) onboard technology. ETCS ensures that trains...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy
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Port of Tilbury unveils new rail freight strategy

The Port of Tilbury, the major trading port gateway for London, has unveiled plans to reinvigorate its entire rail freight infrastructure, including the introduction of regular intermodal services to the Midlands and Scotland. With three rail...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy
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Freightliner UK staff to strike over ‘bullying’ claims

RMT union-affiliated members of staff at Freightliner UK’s Coatbridge Terminal have voted overwhelmingly to strike in a dispute over allegations of bullying and harassment.  The National Executive Committee of the RMT, Britain’s largest specialist transport trade...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

Freight engine remembers fallen soldiers

A poignant ceremony has seen a freight engine named in remembrance of 20,000 railway workers who died in the First World War. Freightliner’s 66418 was named ‘Patriot’ in recognition of Armistice Day in the UK...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy