Topic: Felixstowe

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

Freightliner not messing about

From critical imports at the busiest ports to refuse removal from the busiest urban locations. The UK operations of Freightliner cover the spectrum of economic activity around the country. Like every operator in the rail...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton