Aggregates and Minerals Transport by rail

Aggregate Haulage


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

  • Wagon

    HXA

    Description: Coal Hopper
    Fleet: 65
    Tare Weight (Tonnes): 27 tonnes
    Carrying Capacity (Tonnes): 74.5 tonnes
    Length over buffers: 19.1 metres
  • Wagon

    HIA

    Description: Aggregate Hoppers
    Fleet: 122
    Tare Weight (Tonnes): 24 tonnes
    Carrying Capacity (Tonnes): 66 tonnes
    Length over buffers: 14 metres
  • Wagon

    MWA Open Box Wagon

    Description: 101.6t GLW high capacity open box wagons built using recycled materials from disused coal hoppers
    Fleet: 140
    Tare Weight: 23.8 tonnes
    Carrying capacity: 77.8 tonnes
    Height: 3.3 m
    Loading Gauge: W6a
    Minimum Curve: 70 m
    Speed: 60 mph laden, 75 mph tare