Topic: Logistics

Freight train speeds through a station at night

Moving UK’s logistics market to high-speed rail

There was added impetus to this week’s conference of stakeholders in Britain’s high-speed rail industry. There was much talk of the recent revelations that the London to Birmingham HS2 high-speed railway project would be subject...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

DB Schenker next in DSV’s wishlist

After the successful acquisition of Agility this week, DSV is now turning its attention to an even bigger chunk of global logistics. It possibly wants to take over DB Schenker, the logistics showpiece of the...Read more
|Comment|author: John Versleijen

Inside Eversholt’s Swift light logistics project

Eversholt, the rolling stock leasing company, has released more details of its project to convert redundant passenger units into high-speed light goods trains. The intention is to serve the fast-developing logistics and delivery market. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

West Midlands Interchange in new hands

West Midlands Interchange, a planned terminal on the busy West Coast Main Line, has changed hands in a billion-pound deal (1.1 billion euros). A joint venture between Oxford Properties Group and Logistics Capital Partners will...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

‘Make old railheads serve future freight needs’

Passenger terminals and former smoke-stack sidings provide the clean, green alternative to city-wide congestion. An economical way to answer the needs of modern freight operations might be to dual-purpose passenger assets and recycle former facilities,...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton