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Rail freight & the West Coast Main Line

The West Coast Main Line (WCML) is one of the key corridors for rail freight. It is a vital corridor that provides a link between the deep-sea ports in the South and South-East and large conurbations in the West Midlands, North West and Scotland. Trains for major retailers rely on the WCML to move everyday […]

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Local air quality is now recognised as a major and pressing public health issue, and one which is shaping public transport policy.   Rail freight has good environmental credentials but this reputation and advantage could be lost if future action is not taken to understand and engage in proposals to reduce its local air quality […]

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