GBRf and GRS Rail Services have moved over 1.8 million tonnes of aggregates across the UK to support the construction industry in the last five years, and have now extended their existing contract.
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Rail freight is incredibly important. Whether it is helping to remove lorries off the roads and drastically reducing congestion, or transporting goods that we consume every day, all countries rely on rail freight to provide a faster, greener, safer and more efficient way of transporting goods than via road or air.
Our rail freight content focuses on the biggest trends and developments in helping advance cargo movement by rail and create a modal shift.
Indian Railways’ Freight Business Development portal: A one stop smart solution for freight customers
Manoj Krishna Akhouri and Amit Kumar Jain, colleagues from the Centre for Railway Information System (CRIS) - an IT arm of the Ministry of Railways, Government of India - explore the integral role that rail freight plays in their country and explain how Indian Railways are championing technology tailored to…
Ian Jefferies, President and CEO of the Association of American Railroads (AAR), outlines the significant role that rail freight played during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how, in the years to come, this role will only continue to grow and develop in order to support a prosperous future for railroads, their customers and…
In this issue, we feature articles from leading industry experts on a vast range of topics including: Restoring the critical role of passenger rail in Canada; details of rail improvements for Metrolinx; the opportunities ahead for U.S. rail freight; and HS1’s sustainability strategy.
The maintenance teams at DB Cargo UK's Crewe IEMD, Stoke WMD and Toton TMD depots have achieved the ISO 45001 standard after they took the opportunity in 2020 to pursue their aspiration to improve health and safety management.
ERFA has outlined that waiving and reducing track access charges remains the best way to assist the sector amidst the COVID-19 pandemic in a fair, transparent and non-discriminatory manner.
The new Xpress service enables transporters and shippers to move intermodal volumes three times per week between the Port of Moerdijk and Lineas’ Main Hub in Antwerp.
Three new Smart Weed System trains will commence service on the British railway network from May 2021, improving the environmental footprint and health and safety.
Zoe McLernon, Multi Modal Policy Manager at Logistics UK, provides an overview of how the pandemic is impacting rail freight operations in the UK and how the sector is stepping up to serve the nation.
Upon delivery of the three locomotives, GTS Rail will boast a fleet of 20 TRAXX units, all of which have been produced by Bombardier.
In support of its international growth strategy and to strengthen its financial protection from COVID-19, Lineas has secured €60 million in additional funding.
The Class 93 trains can operate at a higher speed than trainsets already in operation in the UK and will work to significantly reduce carbon emissions.
Sachinder Mohan Sharma, Group General Manager at the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL), explores the details behind building a corridor with appropriate technology that enables Indian Railways to regain its market share of freight transport by creating additional capacity and guaranteeing efficient, reliable, safe and cheaper options…
The United Wagon Company has been successful in its tender to supply the freight cars to Mongolia, beating six other competing companies.
The German federal government and Deutsche Bahn have announced that a further 1,250km of infrastructure will be equipped with passive noise protection measures, to better protect more citizens living near railway lines.