Freightliner Announces 25 Additional Weekly Services

Freightliner internodal loco loaded up ready to deliver containers overnight.

Freightliner announces 25 additional weekly services including two new key routes which push the boundaries for rail freight.

Freightliner, a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W), has announced the launch of 25 additional rail services which includes two new key routes covering Felixstowe to Daventry and Southampton to Cardiff.

Starting 2nd October, Freightliner will introduce a new route from Felixstowe to Daventry, which traditionally is a competitive short-haul route for freight logistics.  This first rail freight service connecting the port of Felixstowe with Daventry, pushes the boundaries of rail freight offering significant carbon savings to the traditional road haulage solution.

A new route from Southampton to Cardiff will also be introduced on 2nd October, enabling customers to take advantage of DP World’s new modal shift programme.

Other services launching on 2nd October include; Grangemouth to Daventry, Southampton to Leeds, Felixstowe to Manchester, Manchester to Birmingham, Birmingham to London Gateway and Birmingham to Felixstowe.

Source: Rail Partners – Freight Expectations Report March 2023