Topic: Tarmac

Bridge works begin on key UK freight route

Network Rail, the UK infrastructure agency, is beginning a programme of works on the 144-year-old Ribblehead Viaduct, the key link on the Settle-Carlisle Line. The huge viaduct carries freight and passenger traffic through the north...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Tarmac funded to move more freight to rail

The Scottish Government has allocated 1.49 million British pounds (1.72 million euros) to Tarmac in a Freight Facilities Grant (FFG). The grant, part of a funding initiative that has been dormant, will make possible significant...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

GB Railfreight revamps coal hoppers for Tarmac

GB Railfreight (GBRf) has converted dozens of traditional ‘coal hopper’ rail freight cars to move construction aggregate from quarries operated by Tarmac in the UK. Also known as Vulcan wagons, they have had the middle...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy