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Rail – Intermodal

Freightliner is the leading UK intermodal rail freight operator for transportation of maritime containers in the UK. With a comprehensive network offering, and provision of local delivery with our own road fleet we can provide either the complete logistics package or trunk rail moves.


Key Statistics

  • Operate out of 12 inland rail sites, 8 of which are owned
  • Circa 100 daily services
  • Over 770,000 containers moved every year
  • A fleet of over 250 road vehicles for a complete port to door service

Rail – Intermodal


As the leading UK intermodal rail freight company, Freightliner can move maritime containers from the deep sea ports of Felixstowe, Southampton 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 Road Services.

Freightliner operates circa. 100 daily services across the UK, collectively handling over 770,000 containers per year.

Operations Network

Working for your business

Operating out of three major UK deep sea ports and 12 container terminals, Freightliner offers nationwide coverage for the transportation of maritime containers.

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Our Services

Our rail services

Freightliner operates from the UK’s key deep sea ports and offers more than 100 daily services to/ from strategically placed inland rail interchanges.

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Our Road Services

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.

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Ancillary Services

Freightliner offers a range of benefits to clients, including storage at inland terminals and state of the art IT systems.

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Departures & Arrivals

Our real-time departure and arrival information allows you to quickly and easily track our services.

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Our People

Our highly trained and experienced personnel work closely with customers to find the most efficient and effective solutions.


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 helps many businesses from a range of industries save money by improving their supply chains.

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Latest News

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16 June 2019

G&W and ONE celebrate new contract with loco naming

On 10 June, Ocean Network Express (ONE) and Freightliner celebrated a key milestone in their relationship when they unveiled and named reliveried Freightliner locomotive 66587 in ONE’s corporate branding

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16 June 2019

Genesee & Wyoming (G&W) opens new office in Birmingham

On 4 June, Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) officially opened its new Birmingham office on the sixth floor of the Lewis Building in Birmingham’s thriving Colmore business district.

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23 January 2019

Freightliner plans new Ipswich maintenance facility

Freightliner, a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W), is planning to build a state-of-the-art railroad locomotive and wagon maintenance and fuelling facility at its existing Ipswich freight yard, situated off Ranelagh Road, Ipswich.

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