Rail freight more reliable but not more desirable?


New figures from the Office of Rail and Road have shown that rail freight deliveries are becoming more reliable, with just under 80% of freight trains arriving at their destination within 10 minutes of scheduled arrival time in 2014-2015. This is up 4.4% on the previous year, and the highest annual average since the Freight Performance Measure began in 2005-2006. The reliability figure compares with 89.5% for passenger trains. Earlier this year, the then Office of Rail Regulation revealed that […]