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Rail freight at record levels

Rail freight has set new records since the 1990’s privatisation, according to the latest ORR freight rail usage statistics.  22.7 billion net tonne kilometres were moved in 2013-14, an increase of 5.8% on 2012-13. Coal was the largest single traffic source and accounted for 8.1 billion net tonne kilometres. Continue reading Rail freight at record levels