The FTA and the Rail Freight Group (RFG) have praised the role of rail in supporting the public, logistics industry and wider UK economy as it steps up to deliver essential items across the nation during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Rail freight is incredibly important. Whether it is helping to remove lorries off the roads and drastically reducing congestion, or transporting goods that we consume every day, all countries rely on rail freight to provide a faster, greener, safer and more efficient way of transporting goods than via road or air.
Our rail freight content focuses on the biggest trends and developments in helping advance cargo movement by rail and create a modal shift.?
Maersk's new rail service from China to Turkey will provide customers with reduced transit time of up to 16 days with multiple drop off locations.
GB Railfreight hopes to utilise commuter trains not currently being used to help transport vital medical supplies to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
United Wagon Company (UWC) and Dessa have signed an agreement on the supply of an additional batch of new generation 60ft-long flat cars for the transportation of timber freight.
After one of two rail lines leading into Drax Power Station, Yorkshire, was flooded, Network Rail worked to keep vital freight moving and keep the UK powered during the COVID-19 crisis.
Shilpi Bishnoi, Director, Traffic Commercial (Rates) at India’s Ministry of Railways, believes Indian Railways should use the current crisis as an opportunity to create a new business model by overhauling its passenger and freight segments, and that there are three areas the railway company should focus on now in order…
The order will be delivered by the United Wagon Company to EuroChem by the end of 2020 for the transportation of concentrated nitric acid.
For Global Railway Review, Conor Feighan, Secretary General of the European Rail Freight Association (ERFA), considers what measures need to be in place to allow rail freight operators to navigate their way out of the COVID-19 crisis in a strong position.
The Notice of Funding Opportunity for the Federal Railroad Administration's CRISI Program will provide $311.8 million to eligible rail projects that will work to improve transport safety.
TX Logistik AG has doubled the number of freight trains between Stockholm and Malmo for the Swedish retail chain Coop, a connection that is supplying food to the supermarkets in the south of the country.
As the COVID-19 crisis continues, every part of our daily life and the economy is being affected. Rail freight is a key service keeping the UK running, the lights on and the supermarkets filled, but it too is affected by the impact of this pandemic. So, what are the areas…
With the introduction of the new daily express service, Transfesa Logistics is now able to transport vital supplies needed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Neil Walker, Exports Director at the Railway Industry Association, looks ahead to InnoTrans 2020 and what UK companies can expect at the world’s biggest rail trade fair.
GBRf is working closely with Drax Power Station to ensure the continued transportation of vital supplies in order to sustain the provision of electricity to the UK amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
For our 'Improving Rail's Environmental Impact' series, John Smith, Managing Director of GB Railfreight, writes that rail freight has a vital role to play in helping the UK meet some of its most significant challenges, including the immediate challenge of responding to COVID-19, and the longer-term challenge of helping the…