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#Coronavirus – With one-way systems and floor markings, Britain increases rail services

#Coronavirus – With one-way systems and floor markings, Britain increases rail services

| May 19, 2020

Britain’s rail network on Monday (18 May) added more services for the first time since the country went into coronavirus lockdown two months ago, testing new measures to ensure social distancing and prevent crowding, writes Sarah Young. Network Rail said that just under 70% of trains would be running from Monday, up from the half-service […]

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Freight train to leave Britain on long haul for #China

Freight train to leave Britain on long haul for #China

| April 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

The first freight train to run from Britain to China was due to depart on Monday (10 April), carrying vitamins, baby products and other goods as Britain seeks to burnish its global trading credentials for when it leaves the European Union. The 7,500-mile journey from eastern England to eastern China will take three weeks, around […]

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