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Bulk Freight Haulage

Whether you’re looking for experts in the transportation of dangerous goods, a company experienced in transporting waste, or you simply need aggregate haulage at a time to suit you, we can provide a bulk rail freight service that surpasses your expectations.




Bulk trains per week


Tonnes of bulk freight annually

As a leading UK rail freight company, with more than two decades’ experience transporting bulk freight, Freightliner has set new standards of reliability, flexibility and customer service whilst continuing to invest in innovative solutions for every business need. Boasting an extensive network of rail terminals across the UK, we transport 31m tonnes of bulk freight annually.With 99.9% reliability on all services, Freightliner operates an average of 400 bulk trains per week, offering rail freight transportation solutions for cement, potash, aggregates, waste, domestic intermodal, hazardous goods, industrial minerals, coal and many more.With a dedicated fleet of locomotives and highly trained, safety-focused employees, our bulk services team provides comprehensive rail freight solutions to Network Rail and the on-plant industry. It’s no wonder that Freightliner leads the way in providing bulk freight haulage solutions for blue chip customers across the UK.We provide bespoke solutions to each customer, from ‘just in time’ deliveries to options requiring a greater level of flexibility, changing orders to meet demand. Our reliable service is inclusive of train preparation, dispatch, possession management, and wagon positioning. We are always developing our portfolio of business through acquiring new customers in existing markets or by entering into new markets.

So, if you would like to know more about the rail freight options available to you, please contact us today. From steel transportation to aggregates haulage, to coal freight trains and moving hazardous materials by rail, you can find more information on our most common bulk freight services by clicking the links below.

david israel

David Israel

Commercial Director, Bulk Rail, G&W UK/Europe Region

Operating in all the bulk haulage markets, we pride ourselves on delivering bespoke rail freight solutions for our customers as well as supporting major infrastructure projects throughout the UK. Our commitment to our customers, service reliability and flexibility defines all of our operations and makes us the first choice for the movement of bulk freight in the UK.


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