Topic: Wales

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

Concerns over South Wales’ freight future

A high-level report has cast a shadow over rail freight development in South Wales, just as the railway in the region is undergoing much-needed modernisation. Representatives of the industry say that if adopted, the report...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Wales to nationalise railways from early 2021

The devolved government in Wales, which acts autonomously of the UK government for transport and other matters, has announced today that it will take direct public control of the entire rail network within the principality....Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

UK rail freight copes with coronavirus

Since March the rail freight industry in the UK has been among the most appreciative of the key workers who have kept the country running during the lockdown and restrictions that have been imposed to combat...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Wales tanker train derailment causes huge fire

A freight train derailed and caught fire in South Wales, UK, late on Wednesday night. The accident forced the evacuation of homes in the village of Liangennech, nearby Llanelli in Carmarthenshire. There are no fatalities...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton