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Freightliner

The market leader in providing innovative rail freight solutions

Freightliner is a leading rail freight provider with businesses in the United Kingdom, Continental Europe and the Middle East. We have established ourselves as a leader within the rail freight industry; setting standards, introducing new thought processes and industry firsts.

Rail borne maritime containers

of all rail borne containers in the UK are moved by Freightliner

Key Statistics

  • Over 12 million tonnes of bulk freight moved each year
  • Modern locomotive and wagon fleet

Freightliner

About us

The market leader in providing innovative rail freight solutions

Since our first train ran from London to Scotland in 1965, Freightliner has been a market leader in the rail freight industry.

50 years on we have developed into a dynamic logistics company with a modern fleet of locomotives, rolling stock and lorries, providing solutions to your rail freight needs throughout the UK, Continental Europe, Australia and the Middle East.

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Operations Network

Freightliner operates services across the entire UK rail network.

Our fleet

Locomotives

Freightliner operates a fleet of over 250 locomotives.

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Wagons

Freightliner has over 5500 wagons catering for a wide range of markets.

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Freightliner Road Services

Operating a fleet of over 250 road vehicles to provide a complete port to door service throughout the UK.

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Our people

Our dedication to customer service and commitment to exceed expectations ensures we continue to lead the industry.

Careers

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Freightliner employs over 2500 people in a wide range of roles across the UK, Continental Europe and the Middle East.

Freightliner’s head office is in London, United Kingdom, but the majority of our employees are based in various locations nationwide.

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Freightliner Retirement Association

The Freightliner Retirement Association was formed in March 1985 and currently has around 180 members of all grades of staff who were previously employed by Freightliner or Railfreight Distribution

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Media Centre

Find out the very latest from Freightliner’s Media Centre.

20 September 2017

Freightliner and Tarmac celebrate the opening of a new rail depot

A new Tarmac rail depot contained within Freightliner’s existing Garston complex, which will take around 10,000 trucks off the roads every year, has been officially opened by the Mayor for Liverpool City Region, Steve Rotheram and local MP for Garston and Halewood, Maria Eagle.

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17 August 2017

Pentalver to Expand Container Facility at DP World London Gateway

On Monday 14 August, Pentalver commenced work on Phase 2 of the Pentalver container facility at Berth 7, DP World London Gateway, the UK deep-sea container port on the River Thames.

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03 July 2017

Gary Long Appointed CEO of Genesee & Wyoming UK/Europe Region Companies; Russell Mears Transitions to Senior Advisor

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) today announced the appointment of Gary R. Long as Chief Executive Officer of its UK/Europe operating region, which is led by the UK’s Freightliner. He succeeds Russell Mears, who will transition to the role of Senior Advisor in the third quarter of 2017.

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