Rail group urges end to freight scheme standstill

The Rail Freight Group (RFG) has called on Government to urgently confirm that key rail upgrades for freight are to go ahead as planned, following the announcement on 30 September that the Midland Main Line and Transpennine electrification schemes are to be ‘unpaused’. Key freight schemes presently amongst those included in Sir Peter Hendy’s review of Network Rail’s enhancement programme include the upgrade of the Felixstowe to Nuneaton route, work to ... [+]

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