Wednesday 19th Jun 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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CEMEX picks Victa for shunting services

CEMEX, the producer of aggregate and cement, has awarded Victa Railfreight a contract to provide shunting services at Dove Holes in the Peak District.

New COO for DB Cargo

DB Cargo, the UK’s largest rail freight operator, has appointed Dirk Nolte chief operating officer, following the restructuring of the business last year. At the same time, Roger Neary has been appointed head of sales.

Silk road service starts from UK

The first train in a service linking the UK to the new silk road to China has made its maiden journey using the Channel Tunnel.

When is too many not enough?

There seems to be a proliferation of strategic rail freight interchanges in the Midlands, but do we need more? Liza Helps reports…

Rail plan must include freight

The government’s rail investment strategy, set out in the Rail Network Enhancements Pipeline (RNEP) needs to include freight support, the Freight Transport Association says.

£92m rail excellence initiative

The rail industry is partnering with eight universities to create four Centres of Excellence in a £92m initiative covering rolling stock, infrastructure, digital systems and testing.

Railways told to ditch diesel by 2040

Transport minister Jo Johnson has called on the railway industry to take diesel-only trains of the track by 2040 – the same year that sales of new petrol and diesel cars are due to end.