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Freight Train Components are manufactured for trains that transport cargo rather than passengers. This page contains all the latest information, news, videos, images and articles on all aspects of Freight Train Components. You will also find a list of Freight Train Components suppliers from around the world.

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Innovate UK and DfT Fund Project to Electrify Rail Freight Terminals

Innovate UK and DfT Fund Project to Electrify Rail Freight Termin...

A prototype electrified rail freight terminal is to receive funding from Innovate UK and the Department for Transport.

Passenger Trains Repurposed to Deliver Parcels into City Centres

Passenger Trains Repurposed to Deliver Parcels into City Centres

High-speed parcel deliveries to city centres will soon be made by converted passenger trains showcases Network Rail and Orion.

A Greener UK Economic Recovery Requires Shifting Freight from Road to Rail Says RDG

A Greener UK Economic Recovery Requires Shifting Freight from Roa...

The Rail Delivery Group is calling on the UK government to introduce policies that will help shift freight from road to rail.

EuroChem and UWC Sign Contract for 2,000 Mineral Hopper Cars

EuroChem and UWC Sign Contract for 2,000 Mineral Hopper Cars

United Wagon Company (UWC) has received an order from EuroChem for 2,000 new generation hopper cars for mineral fertilisers.

Network Rail Reports Rail Freight Growth in Eastern Region

Network Rail Reports Rail Freight Growth in Eastern Region

Network Rail says that more freight is now being transported across one of its busiest business regions than before the pandemic.

UWC’s Russian-Made Flat Cars Approved for Operation on European Rail Networks

UWC’s Russian-Made Flat Cars Approved for Operation on European...

United Wagon Company has obtained vehicle type approval from the European Union Agency for Railways for two of its flat cars.

RB Group Orders 3,600 Container Flat Cars from UWC

RB Group Orders 3,600 Container Flat Cars from UWC

Rolling stock owner and operator RB Group has ordered 3,600 flat cars from Russian freight car manufacturer United Wagon Company (UWC).

Finland Introduces 7,000 Ton Freight Train

Finland Introduces 7,000 Ton Freight Train

Finland has introduced a new 7,000 ton freight train hauled by two Siemens Vectron locomotives, topping its previous 6,000 ton record.

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