Freightliner ‘jumbo train’ exploits spare capacity in the pandemic

Tarmac jumbo train

UK: Taking advantage of the reduced demand for passenger travel during the coronavirus pandemic, Freightliner ran a trial 39-wagon ‘jumbo’ train on March 16-17 transporting aggregates from Tunstead quarry south of Buxton in the Peak District to Wembley Yard in London on behalf of Tarmac.

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