Transport is currently the largest contributor to UK greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and, as a result, decarbonisation is a key priority for the industry. In July 2021, the UK government published its Transport Decarbonisation Plan (TDP) – its ‘greenprint’ – detailing the steps needed for transport to become a net-zero…
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Formerly the FTA, Logistics UK is one of the biggest business groups in the UK, supporting and shaping efficient logistics. It is the only business group in the UK that represents all of logistics, with members from the road, rail, sea and air industries, as well as the buyers of freight services such as retailers and manufacturers whose businesses depend on the efficient and effective movement of goods.
Rail is already one of the cleanest and greenest modes for transporting large numbers of people and goods, but the industry is being called on to cut its carbon footprint even further. This In-Depth Focus explores some of the latest projects, developments and initiatives being worked on to ensure rail…
Packed full of exclusive content, including: a Roundtable discussion on Improving the Passenger Experience; an In-Depth Focus to explore Rail’s Role In Reaching Zero Carbon Targets; the continual progress of Russian Railways’ digital transformation; the digital optimisation of track maintenance in Hungary; and much more!
Zoe McLernon, Multimodal Policy Manager at Logistics UK, shares case studies on the use of digital twins in rail and explores what opportunities may be in store as the technology continues to evolve at a rapid rate.
Find out what these industry experts think about topics including the impact of COVID-19 on the rail freight sector, how to unlock more capacity on freight networks, encouraging a modal shift from road to rail, and the opportunities for digitalisation and emerging technologies.
Packed full of exclusive content, including: the projects transforming rail infrastructure in Croatia and Bulgaria; creating safer, smarter and more climate-friendly rail freight networks; extending the lifecycle of bogies and wheelsets; and a Roundtable on Strengthening Rail's Position in the Logistics Industry.
The UK government has announced the formation of a new public body, Great British Railways, which will bring the UK's railways under single, accountable national leadership.
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.
In order to meet the government’s legally binding net zero commitments, 15 UK rail industry stakeholders have called for an immediate programme of electrification.
The use of digital twins has become one of the most talked about technologies in rail, with the industry attracted to its ability to leverage innovation to improve and enhance asset reliability and performance. As the technology continues to quickly evolve, this In-Depth Focus explores what we understand about digital…
In this issue, we feature articles from leading industry experts on a vast range of topics including: the progress of the Hamburg/Bremen–Hanover rail project and its future opportunities; the value of Rail Freight Corridor ‘Amber’ to the overall network of RFCs; a Roundtable on the Future of Train Stations; and…
Zoe McLernon, Multimodal 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.
Zoe McLernon, Multimodal Policy Manager at Logistics UK, shares the challenges surrounding noise disturbance caused by rail freight operations and explores the areas that Logistics UK recommends that government and industry should focus on to help keep noise and vibration to a minimum.
Logistics UK has highlighted that the opportunity for freight via released capacity from HS2 is substantial and should be taken advantage of.