A prototype electrified rail freight terminal is to receive funding from Innovate UK and the Department for Transport.
High-speed parcel deliveries to city centres will soon be made by converted passenger trains showcases Network Rail and Orion.
The Rail Delivery Group is calling on the UK government to introduce policies that will help shift freight from road to rail.
Network Rail says that more freight is now being transported across one of its busiest business regions than before the pandemic.
Freight manufacturer UWC has delivered 50 box cars to rail operator Locotrans.The parties signed the contract for the railcars in early 2021.
MSC launches a new rail freight connection between Antwerp and Terminal Wien Süd, one of Austrian Federal Railways' terminals in Vienna.
Network Rail completes the Southampton Freight Train Lengthening project, allowing freight trains of up to 775m to Southampton.