Topic: Felixstowe

Aerial view of Gateway 14 development at Felixstowe

Freeport East signed off by UK government

Freeport East, the consortium including Felixstowe and Harwich, along with a host of other maritime assets, has received final Government approvals from Westminster, allowing it to move forward into the delivery phase. The development, which...Read more
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aeriel shot of railway junction at Ely in Cambridgeshire

Fears grow for Ely upgrade

A badly needed freight route upgrade could be ditched in a bonfire of investments. That is the fear of the East of England All Party Parliamentary Group, who represent political and commercial interests in the...Read more
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Aerial view of the Port of Felixstowe. Photo credit: John Fielding

Felixstowe strike threatens Christmas

A damaging strike is underway at Felixstowe. It’s the busiest intermodal port in the UK, and a key rail freight terminal. Already there are concerns that the damage to the supply chain could take months...Read more
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Intermodal train from Felixstowe in close up at Ely in Cambridgeshire

Network Rail: Land needed for Ely upgrade

Local communities have been advised that improving rail services in and around Ely, including facilitating better intermodal freight services from Felixstowe, will require land purchases. Those are the messages from Network Rail as the consultation...Read more
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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
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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
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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
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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
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