Scotland approves new rail freight terminal


 

Plans for a new international rail freight terminal at Mossend in Bellshill have been approved by Scottish ministers. The new Mossend International Railfreight Park (MIRP) will expand the existing Mossend railhead run by PD Stirling and will be able to accommodate the latest 775 metre-long electric freight trains, said the firm, as well as the current 400-450 metre ones. PD Stirling director David Stirling said the decision would “open up new opportunities for rail freight and sustainable low-carbon logistics in […]