Aerial view of the Olympic Park looking south west towards London

London set for east end freight terminal on Olympic site

Aerial view of the Olympic Park shot looking south west towards London. Picture taken on 16th April 2012 by Anthony Charlton. Source image by by Anthony Charlton, EG Focus - WikiCommons - Flickr

Network Rail has launched its masterplan for a redeveloped freight terminal on the site of the former Bow Goods Yard in the east of London. It will see the regeneration of over 30 acres (around 12.5 hectares) of brownfield land.  Bow Goods Yard is currently home to several heavy rail freight uses. It is the last remaining industrial site in the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) area and is strategically located next to the A12 arterial road.

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Author: Simon Walton

Simon Walton is RailFreight's UK correspondent.

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