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By John Jackson

an individual who has attempted to monitor freight relocating on united kingdom rails within the previous couple of years will realize those are tough occasions for the rail freight undefined. Stand through any railway line and you can need to wait some time to work out a freight educate of any type move by means of. certainly, many huge components of our rail community see no common freight site visitors in any respect. opposed to a backdrop of declining volumes, the contest among a few of the freight businesses hasn't ever been so acute. The ‘big 5’ freight haulage businesses, DB shipment, Freightliner, GB Railfreight, Direct Rail providers and Colas Rail, dominate the industry. it truly is no shock that every one 5 businesses comprise the ever present type sixty six inside of their fleets, with over three hundred examples of the category working around the nation. The observer might be forgiven for pondering that those are the one traction in use this day. after all they dominate the present united kingdom freight scene yet that's on no account the entire tale. various different sessions of either diesel and electrical locomotives give a contribution to the combination of rail freight traction on demonstrate within the united kingdom this present day. classification 37 diesels and a decreasing variety of AC electrical locomotives have notched up part a century of freight haulage. they are often noticeable this present day operating along more moderen examples akin to the category sixty eight and 70 locomotives.

With an array of infrequent and unpublished pictures, John Jackson bargains a desirable evaluate of the freight scene today.

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