UK Freightliner and Tarmac revive freight connection in West Midlands

three quarter view from track level of Freightliner locomotive hauling a bulk aggregates train away from a Tarmac terminal
Image: Tarmac

There’s a new flow reported between Tarmac’s Tunstead Quarry and a former oil terminal site just north of Coventry in the West Midlands. Rail freight operator Freightliner, in collaboration with Tarmac and site occupiers Junction4pallets, successfully revived the moribund rail freight connection just over a month ago. Business insiders say the first stone train marked a return of rail services to the one-time Murco oil terminal at Bedworth after a seven-year hiatus.

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Author: Simon Walton

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UK Freightliner and Tarmac revive freight connection in West Midlands

three quarter view from track level of Freightliner locomotive hauling a bulk aggregates train away from a Tarmac terminal
Image: Tarmac

There’s a new flow reported between Tarmac’s Tunstead Quarry and a former oil terminal site just north of Coventry in the West Midlands. Rail freight operator Freightliner, in collaboration with Tarmac and site occupiers Junction4pallets, successfully revived the moribund rail freight connection just over a month ago. Business insiders say the first stone train marked a return of rail services to the one-time Murco oil terminal at Bedworth after a seven-year hiatus.

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