High Speed Trains could be used for mixed-use passenger and freight trains, according to Intermodality Managing Director Nick Gallop. He told RAIL that the British Rail-style operation of newspaper trains, which also carried passengers, could be replicated using HSTs that are being made redundant by various operators. “With a bit of rare joined-up thinking and breadth of vision, some of these services could carry passengers in dedicated or convertible spaces, creating new infill services ...
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