The Labour Party has told Motortransport.co.uk it cannot comment on how its plans to change the rail franchising system might affect rail freight services, if it were to come to power after the general election in May. Labour’s statement followed comments in February by shadow transport secretary Michael Dugher, who said that privatisation of the railways had been “a disaster” and promised to put the whole rail franchising model “in the bin”. Asked how these plans might impact on the […]
Potter Logistics will be championing its plans for improved rail gauges and longer head shunts at its rail freight terminals in Ely, Knowsley and Selby, and showing off its new livery at the Multimodal exhibition running from 23 to 25 April at the Birmingham NEC.
Potter Logistics has welcomed the recent decision by Selby District Council to approve a hitherto controversial planning application for Olympia Park in Yorkshire, where it has a 62-acre distribution centre and rail freight terminal.
Many of the UK’s major multi-modal operators will be heading to the Multimodal exhibition at the Birmingham NEC later this month.