Thursday 25th Apr 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Scots “pitifully small” rail freight budget

Hundreds of thousands of tonnes of freight which could have switched to rail transport will stay on the roads as a result of the Scottish government’s 62.5 per cent cut in funding for Freight Facilities Grants

HS2 must not distract from rail freight development

The government’s decision to push ahead with a high speed rail line to the Midlands and North West (HS2) got a welcome from the Rail Freight Group and a warning from the Freight Transport Association that it must not be allowed to distract from the needs

New locos for Direct Rail Services

Rail freight operator Direct Rail Services has ordered a fleet of newly designed mixed traffic diesel locomotives for use in its intermodal and passenger train operations

Germany in the dock over rail inter-operability

The European Commission has is to refer Germany to the European Court of Justice for failure to implement common rules on achieving inter-operability of European railways

Tesco launches new rail services

Tesco has launched the first of two new rail services which it reckons will take 40,000 lorries a year off the road

Asda expands rail operations

Asda is expanding its use of rail to move containers from Southampton to the North East of England

First rail freight service for HS1

DB Schenker is launching its first rail freight service to use High Speed 1, the fast rail link from London to the Channel Tunnel