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Alarm bells are ringing in the UK freight sector after the government announced plans to give greater control of rail infrastructure to passenger franchises, Logistics Manager reports. Rail Freight Group described the move as “uncomfortable for freight businesses and customers, who operate across the national rail network, and who expect the infrastructure to be managed impartially”. And the Freight Transport Association’s Christopher Snelling worried that passenger services would be prioritised over freight when it came to track operations. Time for freight to talk back.

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