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 […]
FORS has joined forces with Network Rail to try to drive down the number of bridge strikes by HGVs.
Potter Logistics will be championing its plans for improved rail gauges and longer head shunts at its rail freight terminals in Ely, Knowsley and Selby, and showing off its new livery at the Multimodal exhibition running from 23 to 25 April at the Birmingham NEC.
Glasgow-based heavy plant and equipment hire specialist AB2K has upgraded its fleet with four new Scania G450 XT Cheesewedge plant bodies supplied by MV Commercial.