Topic: Parcels

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

Plans move ahead for Orion light goods

Rail Operations (UK) have revealed their latest ambitions for a Britain-wide, high-speed light goods service. Of all the current plans and existing operations, RO (UK) has the most extensive intentions. The specialist freight and rail...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Pandemic promotes growth in passenger load freight

UK ‘on passenger train’ logistics operator Intercity Railfreight has announced expansion of its same-day delivery network. In response to the anticipated need for rapid medical supplies deployment, the company has secured agreements with long distance...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

The rebirth of the once familiar Red Star service

The decrease in passenger traffic due to the pandemic has accelerated several plans for high-value and light goods freight services. Both freight and passenger operators across Europe are bringing projects online, or planning to get...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