The Academy will prepare Freightliner’s freight train drivers for the in-cab digital signalling being introduced on the UK's East Coast Main Line.
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Manchester’s railway has received a once in a generation maintenance upgrade of a 21st century signalling system, which aims to improve future journeys for passengers and rail freight.
In partnership with a consortium of specialist suppliers, government funding has been secured to develop a dual-fuel solution for Freightliner's Class 66 locomotive.
DP World have announced that its two deep-water ports at Southampton and London Gateway have become the first in the UK capable of handling Freightliner’s new 775m-long intermodal container trains.
The Rail Delivery Group's newest report outlines that rail freight delivers £2.5 billion in economic and social benefits to the UK annually, as well as significantly contributing to sustainability targets.
As part of the Great North Rail Project, Network Rail is investing £36 million to transform Manchester’s railway signalling system and improve journeys for passengers and freight.
Freightliner's open letter supports the plans to build HS2 lines across the UK, emphasising the positive benefits it will bring, such as decarbonisation.
A technical analysis by Midlands Connect has revealed for the first time that HS2 would free up enough space on Britain’s existing railway network to improve rail services for 73 stations across the country.
Network Rail has awarded contracts worth £800m for the haulage and operations of its engineering trains and seasonal treatment services in Control Period 6.
Freightliner’s existing Ipswich site is already connected to the rail network and conveniently located near to the Port of Felixstowe.
On 30 October 2018, more than 150 delegates attended RSSB’s Intelligent Power Networks to Decarbonise Rail conference. This was borne out of and inspired by the UK Minister for Transport, Jo Johnson’s decree, back in February 2018, in which he said, “I would like to see us take all diesel-only…
The UK currently has a national rail infrastructure pipeline worth £88 billion, which is the greatest investment in the sector in over a century. As a result of these unprecedented levels of investment, significant opportunities exist for investors to support and add value to the rail supply-chain.
28 April 2011 | By Freightliner
Freightliner Limited has signed a new multi-million pound contract with Maersk Line, the world’s largest shipping line...