Key workers from Network Rail have enabled more than 370,000 tonnes of freight to be moved in just one week between west London and Cornwall and into and across Wales to support the economy, the NHS, petrol stations and food shops.
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Russian Railways' centre will provide support and ensure the coordination of all links in the transportation chain during the fight to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
The Managing Director of Network Rail's 'Backbone of Britain' region has pledged to keep vital supplies and key workers moving during the COVID-19 crisis.
Despite the impact COVID-19 is having on the European rail sector, CER has highlighted how the industry is doing its upmost to ensure continued operation.
The United Wagon Company hopper cars will be used by TOAZ for the transportation of mineral fertilisers, with delivery expected by the end of May 2020.
The Wi-Tronix platform combines edge processing with advanced systems like Visual Intelligence and Artificial Intelligence to detect and interpret actionable information that improves railway safety in real-time.
Norfolk Southern's new system provides a more robust and cost-effective way to continuously monitor track performance in near real-time.
Following the EC's proposal that 2021 should be the European Year of Rail, the European Rail Freight Association has welcomed the proposition due to the positive implications for rail freight.
UK Rail Minister Chris Heaton-Harris officially opened the gateway, observing it as "demonstrating that Britain is open for business and our commitment to boosting jobs and trade while cleaning up our air."
£1.49 million in a Freight Facilities Grant has been allocated to Tarmac for the expansion of rail operations to accommodate additional freight.
The announcement featured the names of OneRail Coalition's first board of directors, as well as the completion of its restructure.
Clayton Equipment have agreed on a contract to supply Sellafield Ltd with two emission-free Hybrid+™ CBD80 shunting locomotives.
The contract with Progress Rail will see Etihad Rail's fleet expand from seven locomotives to 45 for use on the UAE nationwide rail network.