UK East Midlands Gateway rail freight terminal doubles in capacity

Ground level shot of class 66 locomotive awaiting departure from East Midlands Gateway
Awaiting departure from East Midlands Gateway, a project similar to the Radlett proposals Image Simon Walton

The additional tracks are a step closer to receiving their first intermodal trains. The second stage handover of new facilities at SEGRO Logistics Park East Midlands Gateway rail freight terminal will increase handling capacity and herald the way for more traffic at the inland Freeport. In a significant development for the project, contractors Winvic have officially passed operational responsibility for the second stage of the construction project, including two new 775 metres intermodal loops, over to logistics developers Segro. 

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Author: Simon Walton

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UK East Midlands Gateway rail freight terminal doubles in capacity

Ground level shot of class 66 locomotive awaiting departure from East Midlands Gateway
Awaiting departure from East Midlands Gateway, a project similar to the Radlett proposals Image Simon Walton

The additional tracks are a step closer to receiving their first intermodal trains. The second stage handover of new facilities at SEGRO Logistics Park East Midlands Gateway rail freight terminal will increase handling capacity and herald the way for more traffic at the inland Freeport. In a significant development for the project, contractors Winvic have officially passed operational responsibility for the second stage of the construction project, including two new 775 metres intermodal loops, over to logistics developers Segro. 

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