The project to replace the over 40-year-old tracks and track layout on the 1.5 mile approach into London King's Cross station has been completed.
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Cargo, Freight & Heavy-Haul
Rail freight transportation is the use of railways and trains to transport cargo/freight/goods, as opposed to human passengers. A rail freight/cargo/goods train is typically a group of wagons hauled by one or more locomotives on a railway network, between the shipper and the intended destination as part of the overall logistics chain and supply industry.
HVO fuel will be used to power all of DB Cargo UK's freight trains that run between Tarmac’s site in Leicestershire and its rail-fed asphalt plant in Birmingham.
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.
Ivan Kršić, President of the Management Board of HŽ Infrastruktura, details the work being carried out to revitalise both passenger and freight rail in the Republic of Croatia and the benefits to be realised in creating a truly pan-European railway infrastructure.
The key to achieving growth in rail freight safety, efficiency and sustainability, lies in the continued digitalisation of the rail system. This In-Depth Focus explores the different approaches of various stakeholders in driving forward a total revolution in rail freight operations.
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.
Following the beginning of Birmingham’s Clean Air Zone on 1 June 2021, HS2 has outlined how its use and promotion of green technology is supporting the pollution and air quality initiative.
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.
A new partnership between ÖBB RCG and Pasifik Eurasia will see the two rail freight companies work to develop freight transportation between Europe and Asia.
The UK government has announced a £401 million investment to give passengers and freight operators across the North and Midlands faster, greener and more reliable rail services.
One of DB Cargo’s DE6400 freight locomotives is to be equipped with state-of-the-art ETCS technology for service in Belgium and the Netherlands.
The Kijfhoek marshalling yard will receive automated and digital systems to help optimise yard operations and improve efficiency, reliability and safety.
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.
Ahead of the publication of the UK government's Rail White Paper, GB Railfreight has called for the appointment of a 'Freight Evangelist’ to steer the UK rail freight sector and assure future growth.