I was recently invited to meet with Freightliner, who operate freight trains from Southampton Docks. It is estimated that every freight train removes 76 Heavy Goods Vehicles off our roads. While at the same time, reducing CO2 emissions by up to 76 per cent compared to the road.

It was fascinating to learn about their work and also how they hope to increase the amount of containers taken by rail to remove Lorries off our roads. I am grateful to Freightliner for taking the time to show me around.