Wednesday 18th Sep 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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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.

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.