Intermodal dominant but UK needs more, says report

Intermodal containers at Liverpool

With intermodal accounting for almost half of the rail freight traffic in the UK, more container trains may be the last thing the UK network needs. That however is exactly what a new report says. A joint study, by Rail Freight Group and by The UK Major Ports Group, presents the case for more intermodal traffic. The joint study examines decarbonisation of the economy, by developing the use of rail freight at ports, increasing the capacity needed and the benefits such support offers.

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Author: Simon Walton

Simon Walton is RailFreight's UK correspondent.

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