Topic: Light logistics

DHL container train against a blue sky

DHL paper advocates modal shift to rail

DHL has published a report that advocates the shift of express traffic from road to rail. The report has already highlighted the desirability of the modal shift. Now, in a special paper tackling the subject,...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Turning the tide on UK urban logistics

To kick-start a modern light logistics market, a back to the future approach is proposed by the UK infrastructure agency Network Rail. In a report that will be handed on to the new overarching Great...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
View through the arch of the Clyde Bridge showing Glasgow's riverfront, featuring the Scottish-Exhibition and Conference Centre

Vivarail promoting light logistics at COP26

Vivarail, in collaboration with the UK infrastructure management agency Network Rail, is set to run its ground-breaking battery train technology to COP26 in Glasgow in November. The company, which has made the headlines by repurposing...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Freight a boost to Norfolk Orbital campaigners

Prospects for rail development are being boosted by anticipated freight traffic. The light logistics revival and the fast developing parcels industry is fuelling the reinstatement ambitions of campaign groups around the UK. The UK government...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton