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National Infrastructure Commission seeks evidence for new freight study

National Infrastructure Commission seeks evidence for new freight study

Evidence sought to help shape a new study into improving the infrastructure supporting the UK’s freight networks

TfN launches £60 billion plan to transform road and rail network

TfN launches £60 billion plan to transform road and rail network in the North

Transport for the North launches 30-year plan to transform region’s road and rail network.

Shifting from road to rail on congested freight routes could improve air quality

Shifting from road to rail on congested freight routes could improve air quality, new research suggests

New research suggests switching more freight to rail on four of England’s most heavily congested freight routes has the potential to reduce air pollution and improve road safety

Growth continues for rail freight

Rail freight growth continues

Record expansion has been confirmed in the two main rail freight markets of construction and consumer (intermodal) traffic, according to latest quarterly ORR rail freight statistics.

Port of Felixstowe breaks one million TEU by rail barrier

Port of Felixstowe breaks one million TEU by rail barrier

Port of Felixstowe has become the first port in the UK to handle more than 1 million TEU by rail in a single year.