Topic: Felixstowe

Ever Given reaches Felixstowe, UK

The port of Felixstowe has finally received at the quayside the much delayed Ever Given. Τhe vast container ship which ran aground in the Suez Canal in March and caused a worldwide trade calamity has...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Tinsley scores English hat trick

Never mind the football. The trophy winner this week is Tinsley, the marshalling yard shared between the neighbouring English cities of Sheffield and Rotherham. Derelict for decades, the former marshalling yard has seen a recent...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Felixstowe’s rush to rail continues

The UK’s busiest intermodal port, Felixstowe, has signed a deal for another express intermodal service – the second new agreement in seven days. Hutchison Ports, the owners of the East of England facility, announced this...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

GB Railfreight connects Felixstowe with Yorkshire

Answering further demand for rail-served freight operations, a new daily rail service has been introduced, connecting the UK’s busiest container port, Felixstowe, with the heavily populated conurbation of West Yorkshire. The rail operation – a...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Norwich-London route back on track after collapse

The mainline between London and Norwich has fully reopened, after an embankment collapse curtailed services between the capital and the cities of Norwich and Ipswich. Freight operators had limited access to and from Felixstowe, Britain’s...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Joint freeport bid from Felixstowe and Harwich

Two of the historically busiest ports in England have entered a joint bid for Freeport status under a UK government competition to identify up to ten locations around the country. Felixstowe, known primarily for intermodal...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Post-lockdown surge at UK ports, rail can help

Britain’s largest intermodal port Felixstowe saw disrupted global trade flows result in traffic backed up at the quayside. With road traffic struggling to cope, rail operators have been asked to respond, and take up the...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton