Freightliner Limited, the leading carrier of containers by rail in the UK, today announced it will launch new daily services from London Gateway.
This news follows recent announcements by Hapag Lloyd and Hamburg Sud that each company will commence shipping calls at London Gateway from May 2014.
Freightliner’s new daily services will run to six UK destinations from London Gateway’s new railhead facility, namely; Birmingham, Bristol, Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow.
Freightliner Limited’s Commercial Director, Keith Gray said: “We have moved quickly to meet the demands of our cusotmers as a result of their decision to ship to London Gateway. These planned daily services are tailored to meet the expected customer demand and are designed to allow flexibility and room for growth in the future.”