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DP World launches London and Southampton intermodal connection

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A new intermodal train service connecting port operator DP World’s container terminals at London Gateway and Southampton has been successfully launched. The promoter claims the new service will boost the resilience of customer supply chains. The new route will enable a robust and quick way to switch volumes between the two UK locations. Both sites are designated within the UK Freeports initiative. It’s the first direct rail connection between the company’s two UK ports.

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Author: Simon Walton

Simon Walton is RailFreight's UK correspondent.

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