At Cambus/Blackgrange, the A-largest bonded warehouse site in Europe lies adjacent to the Stirling-Alloa railway, while the massive Shieldhall bottling plant in south west Glasgow is less than a mile by road from a mothballed freight railhead
The HS2 line between Fradley and Crewe is proposed to pass through Stafford borough, with a railhead
and infrastructure maintenance base (IMB-R) earmarked for land to the west of Stone, near Yarnfield.
These changes will place the residents of Newcastle Road, Hanchurch, and potentially public road users at considerable additional safety risk." The councils have renewed their calls for the proposed railhead
to be relocated to an alternative site.
MIRP hope the railhead
wil be a "gamechanger" in the rail logistics business, offering faster Scottish links to a Europe-wide logistics network.
"Prior to this railhead
project, the Estonians only had one railhead
created during Soviet times, and it was outside of the military area," he said.
Neil McShane, railhead
manager of AV Dawson, said: "Nissan are doing great things with their new line and the electric car and we're proud to be part of their supply chain in the North-east.
On the South Wales network there were more than 23 incidents of delays, including the first train down from Rhymney, and the 6.33am service between Penarth and Bargoed lost 37 minutes of its journey due to "exceptional railhead
conditions" from Heath to Llanishen.
At present the team has only focused on detecting defects near the surface of the railhead
such as gauge corner cracking, where a shallow crack can block the ultrasound from penetrating down to a deeper crack behind it.
ConAgra Foods, one of North America's largest food companies, is expanding its giant Fort Worth distribution operation with the addition of a $17.7 million, 304,500 square foot refrigerated warehouse facility in the Railhead
EUROPE'S largest metal recycling operation is to double the size of its major railhead
in the Port of Liverpool to take mores crap metal off congested roads.
A spokeswoman for Land Rover said: 'We have reluctantly decided not to proceed with the proposed railhead
and rail link between the Solihull plant and the West Coast Main Line.
It is estimated that a 2.5-mile railhead
, linking the factory to the main freight lines near the National Exhibition Centre, would save at least 90 million road miles a year by taking car and component deliveries off the roads.