A high-speed passenger train narrowly missed crashing into a 60-tonne HGV at a level crossing in Flintshire, prompting concerns about Network Rail’s management processes. An investigation into the incident, which occurred in Bagillt in August 2018, found that the abnormal vehicle was given clearance to use the crossing without signal protection. The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) said a person assisting the driver of the articulated lorry, which was hauling a semi-trailer equipped with a large ram and loading crane […]
John G Russell hopes to increase its rail freight customer base after introducing a rail service to France and Spain last year.
Potter Logistics has expanded its Selby rail terminal to accommodate longer-length freight trains, a decision it hopes will reduce its impact on the environment.
Nearly 100 operators involved in bridge strikes have been reported to the traffic commissioner in the last 12 months, figures reveal.