HS2 Project

Rail Haulage for HS2

Using the knowledge and experience gained whilst providing rail solutions for HS1, Freightliner is now ideally placed to offer further solutions for the HS2 Infrastructure Project.


Solutions for the HS2 project:

  • Having already invested substantially in its wagon fleets, Freightliner have the capability to meet the heavy demands of HS2 through its new-build box wagon and flat wagon fleets.
  • Complementing the rail solution is our in-house road fleet of 242 trucks and 456 trailers to offer the total combined solution.
  • Dedicated driver depots and onsite project management will ensure that delivery to such a vitally important project is assured at all times.

HS2 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
  • MAN TGX
    Tractor Unit

    MAN TGX

    Description: 460bhp MAN TGX
    Emission Class: Euro 6
    Permissible total Weight: 44,000kgs
    Maximum Speed (MPH): 56 mph
  • DAF CF
    Tractor Unit

    DAF CF

    Description: 483 bhp DAF CF FTG
    Emission Class: Euro 6
    Permissible total Weight: 44,000kgs
    Maximum Speed (MPH): 56 mph
  • Single Extending Semi Low Loader Trailer
    Trailer

    Single Extending Semi Low Loader Trailer

    Trailer uses
    20’, 30’ 40’ or 45’ containers (flat racks / open tops) attached with twistlocks
    Wheeled / tracked equipment (using 2.5m clip on ramps to rear of trailer and hop up ramps to neck – also over width outrigger boards available
    Static / Break / bulk cargo whether in gauge or out of gauge
    Payload: Suitable for C & U or STGO operations – dependent on tractor unit used
  • Trailer

    4 Axle Single Extender Semi Low Loader

    Trailer uses
    20’, 30’ 40’ or 45’ containers (flat racks / open tops) attached with twistlocks
    Wheeled / tracked equipment (using 2.5m clip on ramps to rear of trailer and hop up ramps to neck – also over width outrigger boards available.
    Static / Break / bulk cargo whether in gauge or out of gauge.
  • Single extending power steer super low loader
    Trailer

    Single Extending Power Steer Super Low Loader

    Trailer uses
    20’, 30’ 40’ or 45’ containers (flat racks / open tops) attached with twistlocks
    Wheeled / tracked equipment - removable neck also over width outrigger boards available
    Static / Break / bulk cargo whether in gauge or out of gauge
    Payload: Suitable for C & U or STGO operations – dependent on tractor unit used
  • Single extending flatbed trailer
    Trailer

    Single Extending Flatbed

    Trailer uses
    20’, 30’ 40’ or 45’ containers (flat racks / open tops) attached with twistlocks
    Static / Break / bulk cargo whether in gauge or out of gauge
    Pipes / Steel (contained using pipe stanchions / goal posts) located down each side of the trailer
    Sheets also available for weatherproofing load
    Payload: Suitable for C & U or STGO operations – dependent on tractor unit used
  • PSK Trailer
    Trailer

    PSK

    Trailer uses
    Fitted with sockets for 1.5m pipe irons to be fitted
    Equipped with edge protection
    Fitted with twist locks for 1 x 20’ mid mount, pair of 20’s, 1 x 40’ or 1 x 45’ container
    Available with sheets for weatherproofing cargo
    Suitable for Break bulk or Out of Gauge Cargo
  • Trailer

    Double Extending Semi Low Loader

    Trailer uses
    Wheeled / tracked equipment (using flip toe ramps to rear of trailer and hop up ramps to neck – also over width outrigger boards available.
    Static / Break / bulk cargo whether in gauge or out of gauge.
    Payload: Suitable for STGO operations – dependant on tractor unit used.