Topic: UK

Samskip re-opens Amsterdam-Hull short-sea line

Multimodal transport operator Samskip reintroduces direct short-sea links between Amsterdam and Hull, in the UK. This is in response to recovering traffic between the UK and north-European countries. Especially when it comes to containerised cargo,...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

New fresh route between Spain and UK launched

Transfesa Logistics has launched a new refrigerated transport express by train from Spain to Great Britain. The two new routes run from Valencia and Murcia to Great Britain, and are catered to the current demand...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

UK budget scant on rail detail

The first UK budget since Brexit delivered a large package of investment pledges, aimed at helping the economy in the short and long term. However, in the transport sector, it was roads that were the...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Future for UK timber trains in Scotland

There are fresh calls for a more sustainable approach to the timber industry, and a new look at bringing back rail as the prime mover. However, even supporters say there are considerable commercial challenges. Timber trains...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Demand outstrips supply at Channel Tunnel

Overwhelming demand for freight shuttle transportation led to extensive delays for UK lorry traffic heading for the continent on Friday. While trains ran smoothly, the wait extended over the course of the day and only...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Huge programme of engineering works in UK

A huge programme of works is planned over the Festive break in the UK. The end of December until the first week in January is the most intense period of maintenance, upgrades and installations. ’Twas the...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

UK figures show the end of coal

Coal traffic has all but died out on the rail freight routes of the UK, marking an end to the industrial era that gave birth to the railway age. This was shown by the latest...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

East Midlands Gateway will be open in early 2020

UK-based logistics company Maritime Transport is getting closer to completion of East Midlands Gateway (EMG), its new intermodal terminal at Castle Donington. The facility will be launched in early 2020. EMG will be able to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko