Rail Freight

GB Railfreight awards Wabtec UK long term maintenance contract

The multi-million-pound deal with GB Railfreight will deliver planned preventative maintenance and failure repairs for a total of 720 wagons,…

1 month ago

Call for evidence on rail freight growth targets

The Rail Minister Wendy Morton has announced the publication of a Great British Railways Transition Team (GBRTT) led Call for…

1 month ago

Maritime Transport deal signals start of journey for rail freight interchange at SEGRO Logistics Park Northampton

SEGRO and Maritime to double rail freight capacity at SEGRO Logistics Park East Midlands Gateway in the first deal since…

2 months ago

DB Cargo UK launches new safety campaign

Rail logistics provider, DB Cargo UK, has launched a major new campaign in its ongoing drive to deliver safety excellence…

3 months ago

Keeping tags on freight to improve safety

More than 15,000 freight locomotives and wagons are to be fitted with technology that enables the condition of wheelsets –…

3 months ago

Industry joins forces to improve freight safety and performance

Network Rail has joined with key industry partners to tackle delays and safety risks in a boost for the country’s…

3 months ago

New hybrid locomotive set to slash CO2 emissions for consumers and business

Cutting-edge hybrid locomotive set to run on UK rail freight networks, slashing CO2 emissions for consumers and businesses, signalling a…

4 months ago

GB Railfreight names new locomotive in support of Ukraine

GB Railfreight (GBRf) has today unveiled its latest Class 66 locomotive named ‘Glory to Ukraine’, outshopped in a special Ukrainian…

4 months ago

UK first rail freight electrification trial boosts industry net zero ambitions

A rail freight terminal in Northamptonshire has become the first in the UK to demonstrate an innovative overhead electrification system, which could…

5 months ago

DB Cargo UK successfully trials the use of ‘combi-consists’

DB Cargo UK is trialling the use of ‘combi-consists’ to increase capacity, improve customer service and improve its efficiency. This…

5 months ago