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 […]
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.
Potter Logistics has won a 30-year rail freight contract with waste and recycling company SITA UK.