New intermodal IT system soon

Freight Arranger is working on a new online system to find, book and track intermodal freight. It offers users an overview of modes of transport and prices move containers from source to destination by road and/or rail. The first trials of the service are due to start later this year. [+]

Strike threat at Freightliner Southampton

The RMT union is to ballot its members on possible industrial action at Freightliner's Southampton depot in a dispute over rosters and restructuring. RMT General Secretary Bob Crow complained that the company had withdrawn previous concessions made during negotiations that have been going on for over a year and and ... [+]

Balfour Beatty wins London Gateway rail contract

Balfour Beatty Civil Engineering has won a multi-million pound contract to build a new rail terminal capable of handling the longest trains in the UK for DP World’s new London Gateway port development. The engineering firm will develop the first of three rail terminals and double track the branch line ... [+]

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