Browsing: Rail freight

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

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

Rail freight predicted to grow by 3.3pc a year

Rail freight will grow by 3.3 per cent a year over the next 20 years, according to the latest forecast by MDS Transmodal for the Rail Freight Group and Rail Freight Operators Association

Stobart Rail trials Felixstowe connection

Stobart Rail has been working with Rail freight operator Direct Rail Services to trial a service from the Port of Felixstowe to the new Stobart Rail facility at Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal

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