Topic: Hanson

HS2 project reaches a megaton milestone

HS2, the UK’s high-speed rail project, is celebrating a rail freight milestone. The company formed to build the railway says it has delivered a million tonnes of materials by rail. That, says HS2 Limited, has...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Penmaenmawr Quarry Rail Terminal opens

In the UK the continued growth in demand for aggregates is fuelling expansion in the bulk rail freight sector. The latest addition to the roster is a little known quarry on the North Wales coast...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Hanson opens second aggregates depot for London

Aggregates conglomerate Hanson has opened a new rail-served depot at West Drayton. On the Great Western Main Line (GWML), the depot serves construction industry customers in the capital and large infrastructure projects nationwide.Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
Freight train delivery to Calvert HS2 site

HS2 celebrates 100 Buckinghamshire trains

The high-speed rail project, HS2, has celebrated bringing in the one-hundredth train to its Buckinghamshire contraction site in the south east of England. The company says the milestone operations has already taken the equivalent of...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Liverpool aggregates delivery win for GBRf

UK rail freight operator GB Railfreight is cleaning up in Cumbria with a new contract. After successful trials, GB Railfreight (GBRf) has just announced a two-year deal with Hanson, the multi-national supplier of heavy building...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton