The UK government has pledged to overhaul the country’s failing rail networks, with rail freight offered the “opportunity of a lifetime” to accelerate growth.
The long-delayed William-Shapps Plan for Rail white paper calls for a new organisation, Great British Railways to plan and run the network, with a statutory duty to promote freight and get cargo off the road onto the tracks.
The report notes: “Freight use of railways has recovered quickly …
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