Wednesday 19th Jun 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Rail operators step up to new challenge

Everyone agrees that moving more goods by rail is a good thing, but the industry has been facing the challenge of adapting to new markets as traditional coal traffic has declined. Malory Davies reports on progress.

Tilbury seeks consent for new terminal

The Port of Tilbury has applied for a development consent order for Tilbury 2, a new terminal on a 152 acre site next to the existing port.

Million up for Felixstowe

Felixstowe reckons it is the first port in the UK to handle over a million TEU by rail in a year. The one millionth unit was loaded on 13th December 2017 onto a Freightliner service to Birmingham.

41 new wagons for GB Railfreight

GB Railfreight has taken delivery of the first of a fleet of 41 hoppers, which will be used to transport sand on behalf of Sibelco from Middleton Towers in East Anglia to Barnby Dun, Monk Bretton and Goole in Yorkshire.

Rail track plan alarms freight groups

Government plans to give greater control of rail infrastructure to the passenger franchises has set alarms ringing in the freight industry.

New CEO for DB Cargo

Roland Bosch has been appointed the new CEO of DB Cargo. Bosch, who is currently a board member at DB Netz AG, will begin the role next month.