Maersk launches railway solution due to truck driver shortage

A new Maersk-managed railway service for fruits and vegetables from Spain to the UK will lead export goods around truck traffic, which is plagued by a lack of drivers and poor-quality roads.

Photo: Michael Sohn/AP/Ritzau Scanpix

Shortage of truck drivers in Europe now prompts Maersk to open a railway connection between the UK and Spain for transportation of reefer goods and regular freight.

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