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Capacity usage is key as Smith states case for freight

GB Railfreight 66715 crosses the East Coast Main Line at Joan Croft Junction on November 14. LES NIXON.

GB Railfreight Managing Director John Smith has called for efficient usage of capacity.

“The key is our right and access to the network, and finding capacity for that access. What comes next is to lobby for investment in infrastructure,” Smith told RAIL, while discussing operation of the first GBRf biomass train from Liverpool to Drax Power Station.

  • For more on this EXCLUSIVE, read RAIL 788, published on November 25.
  • For an in-depth feature on GB Railfreight's new biomass trains from Port of Tyne-Drax, read RAIL 788, published on November 25.

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