Freight on Rail welcomes London terminal plan

Freight on Rail said it welcomed planning approval for a rail freight interchange at Howbury Park in South East London. It said it was an important element of the network of strategic rail freight interchanges being developed across the country to ensure that consumer freight can be transported long distance by rail to the edge of conurbations. Bexley Council’s planning committee voted to support a recommendation to agree to Roxhill’s ... [+]

Work starts on East Midlands rail hub

Property developer Roxhill says it has started work on the first phase of East Midlands Gateway rail freight interchange near Castle Donington. W ork on the opening phase is expected to be completed by October but the entire government-backed scheme is being built across six phases with all work due ... [+]

Amber signal for East Mids rail hub

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has given the go ahead to the East Midlands Gateway Rail Freight Interchange, ignoring the advice of an independent planning committee which had recommended the 250-acre scheme should not go ahead. Opponents to the plan could however apply for a judicial review. Developer Roxhill says that ... [+]

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