HS2 means more freight trains to take the strain – updated

The freight industry has broadly welcomed the government’s go-head for HS2, the UK’s first ever domestic high-speed rail line that will run from London to the Midlands and North of England. Rail Freight Group (RFG) said the new line could, as well as speeding passengers at up to 200mph, could also  deliver significant benefits for rail freight by releasing capacity for new services on the existing network and allowing new services ... [+]

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