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Freight on the Branch

As well as this blog, I’ve also been posting about this potential project on the DEMU forum, and fellow members have been really helpful. This has turned up another picture one of the tank trains at the fertiliser factory, which was found by a fellow member on a flickr gallery ( 471 more words


A Hydrogen-Powered Locomotive

If Alstom’s ventures in Germany and the UK with hydrogen-powered trains, are successful, I don’t think it will be long before engineers start thinking about a hydrogen-powered locomotive. 1,201 more words


Construction Costs: Signaling

I launched a Patreon poll about construction cost posts, offering three options: signaling and electrification, rolling stock, and historical costs. Signaling and electrification won with 29 votes to historical costs’ 20 and rolling stock’s 6. 747 more words


Canada & USA - Transpacific Eastbound GRI Update

Please be advised that the May 15, 2018 General Rate Increase (GRI), applicable on the Asia & Indian Sub-Continent (ISC) to Canada & USA trade lanes, and announced by ocean freight carriers at levels of USD 1000 per 40′ container, has been postponed to May 21, 2018. 83 more words


Israel - Strike Halts Operations at Ashdod and Haifa Ports

Source: CIFFA

Merchant vessels calling at Haifa and Ashdod, Israel’s main commercial seaports, face serious delays due to longshore labour walkouts. Stevedores at the state-run ports are protesting the impending arrival of competition from nearby private terminals. 104 more words


£250m Bypass Will Destroy Woodland

The title of this post, is the same as that of an article in today’s copy of The Times.

This is the first paragraph.

A four-mile bypass will be built partly in the South Downs National Park under a plan that conservation groups fear will set a precedent for development in other protected areas.

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Trucking prices calm but remain elevated in the economy

Data on producer prices shows that overall inflation pressure cooled in the economy last month, as big declines in food prices offset gain in other areas of the economy.   509 more words

Imperial Truck And Trailer