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Train could take the strain of city centre parcel deliveries

Network Rail and distribution firm Orion held a demonstration of how parcels could be carried on trains into city centres at Euston station on 7 July. Former passenger trains, capable of up to 100mph, are being converted to parcels and other light goods. Final mile delivery would be by bicycle or van courier. Orion chief executive Karl Watts, said: “Using converted, electrically powered passenger trains, Orion is able to deliver goods ... [+]

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