As the leading UK intermodal rail freight company, Freightliner Ltd can move maritime containers from the deep sea ports of Felixstowe, Southampton, Tilbury and London Gateway to all major conurbations in the UK, offering total coverage of the UK network. Through our owned inland terminals and third party sites, we offer door to door capability using our own Freightliner Road Services.
Freightliner Ltd operates circa. 100 daily services across the UK, collectively handling over 770,000 containers per year.
Working for your business
Operating out of the four major UK deep sea ports and 13 inland rail sites, Freightliner Ltd offers nationwide coverage for the transportation of maritime containers.
Freightliner operates from the UK’s key deep sea ports and offers more than 100 daily services to/ from strategically placed inland rail interchanges.
Freightliner is the only rail freight operator with an owned fleet offering a complete logistics package and ensuring satisfaction from port through to end delivery.
Freightliner Ltd offers a range of benefits to clients, including storage at inland terminals and state of the art IT systems.
Departures & Arrivals
Our real-time departure and arrival information allows you to quickly and easily track our services.
Our highly trained and experienced personnel work closely with customers to find the most efficient and effective solutions.
Freightliner Group employs over 2500 people in a wide range of roles across the UK, Continental Europe, Australia and the Middle East.
Freightliner Group head office is in London, United Kingdom, but the majority of our employees are based in various locations nationwide. Four of Freightliner Group’s six subsidiaries are UK based.
Freightliner Ltd help many businesses from a range of industries save money by improving their supply chains.
- Mark Cornwell, Operations Director, Maersk Line UK & Ireland
Maersk have a long history of partnership with Freightliner, combining to provide cost effective, environmentally friendly transportation solutions for our mutual customers. We have consistently found Freightliner to be the most reliable freight operator while they have remained sufficiently flexible to meet our evolving needs. Additionally, their track record of innovation and investment in rolling stock, technology and their inland terminals make them the market leader and a true partner with whom we looking forward to continuing to work well into the future.
- Rob Waterman, Chief Executive Officer, CMA CGM (UK) Shipping Limited
CMA CGM is working with various intermodal partners in the UK and one of our trusted providers is Freightliner. CMA CGM UK regard Freightliner as a strong strategic supplier partner for the provision of Intermodal Rail and Road services within the UK. This relationship extends over a number of years. We recognise the significant investments made by Freightliner in the provision of Terminal and other assets to sustain our business and look forward to growing with them as we further develop our Intermodal services to our many customers based here in the UK.
- Mark Hooper, Operations Team Leader, MOL (Europe) Ltd
Freightliner has been one of MOL’s trusted suppliers for many years. With Freightliner offering a reliable and consistent service, this is vital to our customer’s needs and the confidence we have in Freightliner delivering this speaks volumes for their ability to act accordingly. If you add to that the efficiency of the business transactions through bespoke IT solutions and the support of the Freightliner team this makes a great UK transport solution. With the support of Freightliner throughout the UK and their excellent communication MOL can continue to look forward to working closely together and finding solutions rather than obstacles in our ever growing business.
- Tony Pollock, Manager UK & Ireland Inland Operations
APL have worked with Freightliner over numerous years and have always found that the service, network coverage and people provide a key and reliable platform for our business. The rail services provided are an integral part of the APL Intermodal operations in the UK, and it is APL’s intention to continue to grow volumes moved by rail, and the relationship we enjoy with Freightliner will play a major role in helping us achieve this growth. Recent system enhancements including EDI data exchange have already taken the relationship to a new level and we continue to enjoy a very efficient method of operation.
- Kelvin J Wilden, Operations Director
I believe that the relationship between MSC and Freightliner continues to remain strong – both companies are honest and open and are of the same mentality which is ‘to get the job done’. The Freightliner team dedicated to our contract know our business very well , this promotes creative thinking resulting in flexible, competitive and eco-friendly service solutions for our customers.
- Mr Fang Liang, Managing Director, Coscon UK
We have worked with Freightliner for over 25 years in the UK and have always considered them as a long term strategic partner
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March 25, 2015: Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Completes Acquisition of Freightliner Group Limited
On March 25, 2015, Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) (NYSE:GWR) announced that it has completed the acquisition of approximately 94% of Freightliner Group Limited.
Freightliner Group secures major Middle East contract
Freightliner Group, as part of a British consortium, has announced that the consortium has been selected as contract signature by the Saudi Railway Company (SAR) to be its partner, providing management and technical support for infrastructure, freight and passenger operations on one of its rail projects, the North South Railway (NSR).
First Freightliner train arrives at new Teesport Terminal
PD Ports has welcomed the arrival of the first Freightliner train at Teesport’s new intermodal rail terminal as part of a £3M investment to improve connectivity.