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“Nationalisation” of rail freight sites agreed
 “Nationalisation” of rail freight sites agreedPublished: November 03, 2014 by Peter MacLeod  from:   http://www.shdlogistics.com/news/view/nationalisation-of-rail-freight-sites-agreedA deal to transfer ownership of 107 of Britain’s key rail freight sites to Network Rail...
Rail Freight Group Welcomes Latest HS2 Report
27 October 2014  from: http://www.handyshippingguide.com/shipping-news/rail-freight-group-welcomes-latest-hs2-report-_5897 Rail Freight Group Welcomes Latest HS2 Report   Warning to Government However not to Neglect Track Borne and Multimodal Cargo  UK – The Rail...
Rail freight charges to better reflect costs and give industry clarity to plan for the future
A new package of charges for freight operators to access the rail network, to be introduced from 2016, will better reflect costs and give businesses certainty to plan for the future, the Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) announced today.Britain’s freight sector is flourishing, carrying an...
rail freight subsidies offered to hauliers
8 March 2012 Last updated at 15:29 from: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-suffolk-17299674Felixstowe rail freight subsidies offered to hauliers Just over a quarter of Felixstowe's freight containers are moved by railA new incentive scheme is aiming to move 30,000 freight containers off...
McNulty recognises and reassures rail freight, says FTA
In its bid to improve the efficiency of the rail network in Great Britain, today’s McNulty Rail Value for Money report recognises the efficiencies that rail freight has achieved and has addressed some of the Freight Transport Association’s (FTA) concerns about protecting rail freight’s...
McNulty rail review workshop sounds alarm bells with FTA
Rail freight is at risk of being marginalised by passenger rail interests, which could have dire consequences not only for business but for the UK’s carbon reduction ambitions too, warns the Freight Transport Association (FTA).The leading trade body’s fears came after yesterday’s Sir Roy...
Not just any shipments going by rail -- these are M&S shipments
 Not just any shipments going by rail -- these are M&S shipmentsDamian Brett | Tue, 21 Dec 2010UK retailer switches 300,000 products a week from road to rail freight  From:...
FTA reassured by modal shift grant announcement
Rail freight received a reassuring boost with the news that the English revenue support grant has escaped drastic cuts. The Freight Transport Association (FTA) was pleased to learn that £19m of funding will be allocated next year, just £1m down from previously, with the same annual amount...
Didcot bridges to be rebuilt over Christmas in £71M rail freight upgrade
Two bridges over the railway in the Didcot area are being rebuilt this Christmas weekend as part of a £71m project designed to remove up to 50,000 lorries a year from the region’s roads and provide a cheaper, quicker and more practical way of transporting goods around the country.The £4.5m...
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