Secretary of state for Transport Clare Perry has told the rail freight industry that it must respond to developments such as the autonomous truck, and electric vans, in order to retain its ‘green’ credentials. In a speech to the rail engineers forum on 15 June Perry said that “the automotive sector is evolving at a tremendous rate”. “In the lifespan of one freight train, we can expect four or five generations of HGV, each delivering higher performance, greater efficiency and […]
Revenues within Hargreaves Services’ distribution and services business have fallen by more than a quarter due to delays in the HS2 project.
John G Russell hopes to increase its rail freight customer base after introducing a rail service to France and Spain last year.
John G Russell, part of the Russell Group, is set to exhibit its rail service to France, which was launched following a restricted capacity trial period, at this year’s Multimodal show.