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Alain Thauvette - Articles and news items

HS2 northern route essential for rail freight growth

Rail industry news / 28 January 2013 /

“We welcome the Government’s announcement on the route of HS2 in northern England…”

Consultation launched over reform of rail freight property

Rail industry news / 30 October 2012 /

Network Rail launched an industry consultation aimed at reforming the management and ownership of rail freight property…

Rail freight apprentices sought for DB Schenker Rail UK

Rail industry news / 1 June 2012 /

DB Schenker Rail (UK) Ltd is seeking eight apprentices from across the UK to become operational rail freight leaders of the future…

High Speed 2 approval secures rail freight growth

Rail industry news / 10 January 2012 /

The Government’s decision to approve the High Speed 2 rail route will guarantee additional capacity on the West Coast Main Line…

European rail freight history made as DB Schenker delivers first Poland to UK service

Rail industry news / 11 November 2011 /

European rail freight history was made at 0100 on Friday 11 November…

First rail freight service on High Speed 1 will be launched by DB Schenker Rail in November

Rail industry news / 24 October 2011 /

Trading links between Poland and the UK are to be strengthened during November…

Locomotives upgraded for European rail freight services on High Speed 1

Rail industry news / 7 October 2011 /

DB Schenker Rail (UK) Ltd is to upgrade five Class 92 locomotives for rail freight operations on High Speed 1…

A-level students sought for Apprenticeships with DB Schenker Rail

Rail industry news / 17 August 2011 /

A-level students from across England & Wales, could see themselves on the route to a successful career in rail freight…

DB Schenker Rail operates first European sized freight train over High Speed 1

Rail industry news / 27 July 2011 /

The project to introduce regular European sized freight trains on High Speed 1 has achieved a major breakthrough…

DB Schenker Rail operates first freight train over High Speed 1

Rail industry news / 27 May 2011 /

The introduction of regular European sized freight trains on High Speed 1 moved a significant step forward this morning following the successful operation during the early hours of Friday 27 May 2011 by DB Schenker Rail of the first freight train on the route…