Fresh call for action as migrant problems delay new rail freight service


 

The FTA has reiterated previous calls for action over migrant build-ups in northern France after a new rail freight service to the port of Calais was postponed due to safety concerns. VIIA, a subsidiary of French rail network operator SNCF, was due to begin operating a new rail freight service for unaccompanied trailers (pictured) from Le Boulou, in southern France, to Calais on 12 January but announced the day before that its plans had been put on hold, as migrants’ […]