Topic: Ireland

Ireland’s new Waterford intermodal service

Multi-national logistics operator XPO, in collaboration with the Irish national operator, has announced a second weekly intermodal service between Ballina and the Port of Waterford. The service will start in June, less than a year...Read more
|1 comment|author: Simon Walton

The Irish strategy for greener rail freight

A freight strategy has been published by Iarnród Éireann, the operator of the national railway network of Ireland – also known in English as Irish Rail. The document, Rail Freight 2040 Strategy, sets out the...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Bringing rail back to Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland may commission a feasibility study into the long-held ambition to restore rail services to the community of Armagh. That would involve a rebuilt connection to Portadown on the main line between the provincial...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Brexit backlog suspends Irish rail freight

Regular rail freight services between Dublin Port and the intermodal terminal at Ballina in the north-west of Ireland have been suspended. The extraordinary cause is a backlog of cargo in the port, which operators blame...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton