Safeway is considering plans to expand its award winning rail freight strategy. The retailer, which last week received the Queen's Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development, has been using rail to make individual store deliveries in north Scotland for two years. The multiple is considering expanding the strategy in the UK and into the rest of Europe. Supply director Lawrence Christensen said: "Rail is a big part of our strategy which we are interested to expand. I can see a real opportunity in import and export, using it to bring back things like wine from France." Christensen said the company is also planning to run a fleet of 50 lorries using environmentally friendly compressed natural gas in the London area. {{NEWS }}

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