Topic: Intermodal

Houston has no problem with shift to rail

Freight from the Port of Houston to the inland conurbation of Dallas – Fort Worth will now go by rail. Shipping line Maersk is seeking to solve its logistics challenges by partnering with BNSF for...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
Train on the Silk Road

Silk Road exit down to UK Brexit?

Not a week goes by without a European announcement of advances on the Silk Road. Where though are the announcements from the UK? The small matter of the pandemic aside, British relations with the Silk...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Winter storm disrupts UK rail transport

Black Friday became White Out Saturday, as bargain hunting Britain was battered by Storm Arwen on Friday and Saturday. The railways did not escape the disruption. The country’s east took the worst of the weather,...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Wagons roll for Freightliner UK

UK operator Freightliner has taken delivery of the first batch of new FFA-G wagons for UK operations. The forty wagons have arrived in the UK from Poland, adding to the intermodal fleet of the operator....Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Are England’s ports ready for a shift to rail?

The UK government has mandated a net-zero carbon economy by 2050. However, with Britain’s trade largely conducted through the country’s ports and most forwarding undertaken by road, is the maritime industry ready to answer the...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton