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Cherbourg to put trucks on trains

Transport. Trailers will go from rail to ship in Cherbourg in this road-rail project linking the British Isles and Spain. Putting lorry trailers on trains, rather than on roads, is the principle behind road-rail transport.

This ambitious project, sponsored by Ports de Normandie, the Brittany Ferries shipping company and SNCF Réseau, will involve moving 25,000 trailers a year by rail […].