Tilbury tests first freight train

The Port of Tilbury carried out successful trials of the rail connection to its new Tilbury2 terminal on 14 October. When fully operational next year, the site – which will handle primarily building materials and containers – will be central to the low-carbon aspirations of customers such as Tarmac and P& Ferries. The trial of the new track and twin sidings  capable of handling 775-metre trains, was carried out with train ... [+]

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