Aggregates and Minerals Transport by rail
Freightliner is committed to being the most dependable haulier of aggregates and minerals. We offer nationwide coverage and operate services regularly across the UK, including many of the country’s largest rail-linked quarries.
Our aggregate transport services:
- Haul aggregates and minerals for a number of industrial processes such as limestone to steel making plants, Pulverised Fuel Ash to the cement industry, FGD limestone to the coal fired generating industry and a wide range of aggregate grades to concrete and asphalt terminals.
- Offer a range of additional services for our aggregates customers, from land consultation and grant assistance to terminal layout advice and off-loading services.
- Offer modern, purpose-built rolling stock to keep the construction industry moving.
Freightliner is trusted by some of the biggest names in UK aggregates as we make every effort to ensure we offer a reliable, responsive service to all of our customers.
Aggregate haulage fleet
HXADescription: Coal HopperFleet: 65Tare Weight (Tonnes): 27 tonnesCarrying Capacity (Tonnes): 74.5 tonnesLength over buffers: 19.1 metres
HIADescription: Aggregate HoppersFleet: 122Tare Weight (Tonnes): 24 tonnesCarrying Capacity (Tonnes): 66 tonnesLength over buffers: 14 metres
MWA Open Box WagonDescription: 101.6t GLW high capacity open box wagons built using recycled materials from disused coal hoppersFleet: 140Tare Weight: 23.8 tonnesCarrying capacity: 77.8 tonnesHeight: 3.3 mLoading Gauge: W6aMinimum Curve: 70 mSpeed: 60 mph laden, 75 mph tare