Network Rail gives suppliers cashflow boost

Network Rail is giving thousands of British firms a vital boost to their cashflow during the coronavirus crisis, by announcing a move to immediate payments for its suppliers. This means payment could be up to seven days quicker for SMEs and up to 28 days quicker for other suppliers.

North West railways helping move a million tonnes of critical supplies every week during Covid-19 crisis

  • Scotland’s supermarkets rely on goods by rail to stay stocked
  • Biomass fuel is taken by rail from Liverpool Docks to Yorkshire’s Drax power station
  • Royal Mail post goes by rail between Warrington and Glasgow
  • Cement is transported to Scotland from Clitheroe, Lancashire
  • Sand for glass is carried from West Cumbria to Wigan
  • Timber for paper making is passed from Carlisle to Shropshire
  • Aggregate for construction is taken from the Peak District quarries