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SPECTRUM Featured in Railway Strategies

Issue 103 published in January 2014 will feature a 2 page feature reporting on the findings of the SPECTRUM project.The report presented an overview of the project and can be found on pages 20 and 21 of the publication which is linked to below. 

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SPECTRUM featured in Railway Gazette International

Screen Shot 2013-11-05 at 08.27.38The September 2013 edition of Railway Gazette International featured a 3 page report on the findings of the SPECTRUM project.The report presented an overview of the project findings to date and the process undertaken to develop the SPECTRUM concept.

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Unilever launches Ice Cream Train

tn it-algida-icecreamtrain-unilever_a86700791bUnilever launched Green Express on July 5, a dedicated train running three times a week between its Algida ice cream factory in Caivano near Napoli and a logistics hub 700 km away in Parma.

Unilever expects the train to take 3 500 lorries off the road each year, saving 2 600 tonnes of CO2.

'This initiative is an example of great collaboration with Trenitalia and the Italian Ministry for Environment', said David Beauchamp, Unilever's Vice-President, Logistics, for Europe. 'We hope that other companies in Italy can also adopt similar rail transportation approaches. This is not just beneficial for the environment but also for costs; we estimate that this will achieve a 6% reduction in costs per year'.

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