Carriage of Goods on Passenger Trains

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Utilising spare space on passenger trains provides an opportunity to achieve value for money and reduce the cost to the fare payer as well as taxpayers. It also results in environmental and societal benefits beyond the immediate logistics supply chain by achieving a modal shift from road to rail.

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This report offers useful references and learning points from a number of innovations such as InterCity RailFreight who are carrying goods on passenger rail with East Midlands Trains and Great Western Trains.