Topic: Network Rail

UK needs more rail-linked warehousing

Britain’s changing economic profile has highlighted the need for much more rail-served warehousing. That’s the message from the global logistics specialists behind a portfolio of modern strategic rail freight terminals. Speaking to an audience from...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

D/Gauge launch RIFT intelligent software

British company D/Gauge has completed trials of their new clearance assessment software, and have officially launched the sophisticated package, designated Rift. According to the company, it is set to significantly reduce the team and effort...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Freight to benefit from engineering works

The UK West Coast Main Line, the busiest mixed-traffic route in Europe, will see the most extensive programme of engineering works this weekend. The Late May Bank Holiday is traditionally a busy time for operations....Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

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

Is the UK heading for a nationwide rail dispute?

UK’s union that represents rail, maritime and transport workers (RMT), has expressed concern over the long-term reductions in the passenger timetable. This would mean workers are made redundant, and this in turn will affect all...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

UK Freightliner goes large for aggregates…again

The UK operator Freightliner, part of the American-owned Genesee & Wyoming corporation, has successfully completed a trial running of another ‘Jumbo’ aggregates service between the Peak District and London for customers Tarmac. At nearly 4000...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

England’s Hope Valley to be upgraded 

The UK government has rubber-stamped a 137 million pound investment (153 million euros) for the Hope Valley line. The route is the major mixed-use connection between the cities of Sheffield and Manchester, and also serves...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

GB Railfreight works on King’s Cross upgrade

Delivering more than light logistics and parcels to the platforms at King’s Cross, GB Railfreight provided some weekend specials at the historic London terminal. The workings are all part of the huge enhancement project at...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Slick work cleans up Welsh oil spill

It has taken six months and the cooperation of agencies from all across Wales to rectify a derailed train, wrecked rails, a massive fire, an oil spill, and an environmental disaster on the railway line...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

RailFreight Live: a UK special this week

Brexit, railway capacity and freight for freeports in the UK. This week’s RailFreight Live is a dedicated UK edition. With the freight director of the country’s infrastructure manager and several other high-level speakers, the discussion...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen