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UK: Government Aims to Grow Rail Freight by 75%

UK: Government Aims to Grow Rail Freight by 75%

The UK Government has announced it aims to grow the use of rail freight in the country by at least 75% by 2050.

Newag to Supply 30 Dragon 2 Electric Locomotives to Akiem

Newag to Supply 30 Dragon 2 Electric Locomotives to Akiem

Newag has received a contract from Akiem to supply 30 Dragon 2 electric locomotives for operation in Central Europe. 

GB Railfreight Opens £5.7 Million Maintenance Hub

GB Railfreight Opens £5.7 Million Maintenance Hub

GB Railfreight (GBRf) has opened a new maintenance hub in Peterborough following a 5.7 million GBP investment. 

Green Transition Increases the Need for Freight Wagons

Green Transition Increases the Need for Freight Wagons

The ongoing emphasis on sustainable development is leading to increased demand in freight wagon manufacturing, claims VR FleetCare.

CN, UP and GMXT Create Mexico-US-Canada Intermodal Service

CN, UP and GMXT Create Mexico-US-Canada Intermodal Service

Canadian National (CN), Union Pacific (UP) and GMXT have established Falcon Premium, an intermodal service between Mexico, the US and Canada.

Rail Freight Group: Potential of Rail Freight in 2023

Rail Freight Group: Potential of Rail Freight in 2023

3Squared's guest article on Rail Freight Group’s website discusses the potential for growth in the rail freight industry in 2023.

CILT Reveals Potential to Electrify 95% of UK Freight Trains

CILT Reveals Potential to Electrify 95% of UK Freight Trains

Research from the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) reveals significant potential to electrify UK rail freight operations.

Spain: Renfe Mercancías Deploys New Stadler Electric Locomotives

Spain: Renfe Mercancías Deploys New Stadler Electric Locomotives

Renfe Mercancías has completed the first commercial use of its new 'Zero CO2' electric locomotives, which were manufactured by Stadler.

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