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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. 

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A bright future for U.S. rail freight

11 November 2020 | By

Ian Jefferies, President and CEO of the Association of American Railroads (AAR), writes that there is an optimistic future for rail freight demand in the U.S., but investment in technology, streamlining operations and modernising services will be crucial for long-term success.

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The perpetual growth of high-speed rail development

3 November 2020 | By

With currently 11,693km of high-speed lines under construction around the world, Marc Guigon, Passenger Director at the International Union of Railways (UIC), takes a look at the progress made so far across the sector and what opportunities lie ahead for high-speed rail in the future.

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Global Railway Review Issue 5 2020

22 October 2020 | By

In this issue, we feature articles from industry experts on a vast range of topics including: What HS2 will mean for rail freight capacity in Britain; the latest developments on the Ceneri Base Tunnel project; and how GTR’s workforce is its greatest asset, plus our 'Smart Track Maintenance' and 'Cyber-Security'…