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As a leading UK bulk rail freight company, Freightliner offers bespoke business solutions tailored to customer requirements. In doing so, we set new standards of reliability, flexibility and customer service whilst continuing to invest in innovative solutions for customers’ business needs.

 

Key Statistics

  • Operating up to 200 trains per week
  • Over 12 million tonnes of bulk freight moved each year
  • National operations
  • Modern locomotive and wagon fleet designed to meet customer requirements

Rail – Bulk

Freightliner can offer tailor made solutions for the movement of bulk freight as well as offering a variety of services to the rail industry.

As a leading UK bulk rail freight company, Freightliner has set new standards of reliability, flexibility and customer service whilst continuing to invest in innovative solutions for customers’ business needs.

Freightliner moves over 12 million tonnes of bulk freight annually and operates up to 200 services per week.

Operations Network

Freightliner Heavy Haul Rail Network map

Freightliner is a national operator with depots located strategically across the UK to match the requirements of our customers.

Freightliner’s head office is based in London. Freightliner’s daily bulk operations centres are based at Crewe and Ferrybridge.

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Our Services


Freightliner leads the way in providing innovative solutions for blue chip customers to keep UK Plc working.

We are always developing our portfolio of business through acquiring new customers in existing markets or by entering into new markets.

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Our People

Freightliner  has a dedicated team servicing a number of industries. Our team delivers a high standard of performance and innovative solutions to meet customer requirements.

Careers


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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Testimonials

Freightliner helps many businesses from a range of industries.

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Latest News

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06 November 2018

Freightliner 66413 loco named in recognition of Royal British Legion’s Thank You Movement

On Monday 5 November, in the lead up to Armistice Day, Freightliner, a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming
Inc. (G&W), named its recently re-liveried locomotive 66413 ‘Lest we forget’ in recognition of The Royal British
Legion’s Thank You movement. The movement leads the nation in saying Thank You to the First World War
generation who served, sacrificed and changed our world.

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06 July 2018

Freightliner signs exclusive RailSmart deal with 3Squared

Freightliner, a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W), today announced that it has selected the
RailSmart suite of operational software designed specifically for rail operators from software development
specialists 3Squared.

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21 June 2018

Green Cooperation between Ocean Network Express and Freightliner

The newly formed container shipping company, Ocean Network Express (ONE) and Freightliner, a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W), have signed a contract for guaranteed rail wagon capacity on the main intermodal routes in the United Kingdom.

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