Freight train derailment deals another blow to ailing UK logistics sector

September 13, 2018 Alexander Whiteman

A freight train derailed yesterday near the Hams Hall hub in the UK, which will increase the pressure on inland container supply chains and haulage capacity already stretched to breaking point.
A spokesperson for GB Railfreight (GBRf) confirmed to The Loadstar: “Yesterday at 2.35pm a set of freight wagons from Hams Hall pulled by GB Railfreight derailed at Whitacre Junction.
“There were no injuries and GBRf staff were quickly on the scene to co-ordinate with Network Rail, the ...

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