Freightliner is the leading UK intermodal rail freight operator for the transportation of maritime containers with a comprehensive network offering the complete logistics package or trunk rail moves.
We pride ourselves on offering the complete logistics package as, not only can we transport containers, we also store them in our strategically placed terminals located across the UK.
Running more than 100 services daily, we move more than 770,000 maritime containers per year between the deep-sea ports of Felixstowe, Southampton and London Gateway to all major conurbations in the UK, offering total coverage of the UK network.
Customers can choose to book rail only or a combined rail/road solution, enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of their transport operations.
Our strategic planning and a strong focus on customer service enables customers to take space on Freightliner services without a commitment to minimum volumes.
We strive to provide innovative and flexible solutions for our customers, understanding that each customer has different demands – we aim to deliver a solution that suits you.
With decades of experience, our teams have specialist knowledge in the movement and management of “bag in box” technology and hazardous cargoes. We also provide transport solutions for deep-sea, short-sea and domestic markets.
Class 66 LocomotiveDescription: 3300hp mainline diesel electric locomotive introduced in 1998Fleet: 119Weight (Tons): 127Fuel Capacity (Gallons): 1496Maximum Speed (MPH): 75mph
Class 90 LocomotiveDescription: 4500hp electric locomotive introduced in 1980Fleet: 10Weight (Tons): 84Maximum Speed (MPH): 75mph (freight) or 110mph (passenger)
Class 86 LocomotiveDescription: 3600hp electric locomotive introduced during the 1960’sFleet: 16Weight (Tons): 80Maximum Speed (MPH): 75mph
Class 70 LocomotiveDescription: 3700hp mainline diesel electric locomotive introduced in 2009Fleet: 19Weight (Tons): 129Maximum Speed (MPH): 75mph
KTADescription: ‘Pocket wagon’ can facilitate containers up to 9’ 6” high on non gauge cleared routesFleet: 75Tare Weight (Tons): 23 tonnesCarrying Capacity (Tons): 67 tonnesLoadable Deck Length: 40 feet, capable of carrying 20, 30 and 40 foot containers
KFADescription: Heavy Haul Container flats used for carrying waste boxesFleet: 49Tare Weight (Tonnes): 20 tonnesCarrying Capacity (Tonnes): 60 tonnesLoadable Deck Length: 60 feet long
FWA ShortlinerDescription: The two platform wagons are designed to maximise the amount of 40ft containers that can be hauled per train serviceFleet: 128Tare Weight: 21 tonnesCarrying capacity: 36 tonnesLoadable Deck Length: 40ft, capable of carrying 1 x 40’ containers (Load Gauge to carry W10 high cube boxes)Leased by: VTG
FSA & FTADescription: Standard Freightliner wagons operating in fixed train sets off outers (FSA) and inners (FTA)Fleet: 682Tare Weight (Tons): 20 tonnesCarrying Capacity (Tons): 60 tonnesLoadable Deck Length: 60 ft, capable of carrying 20, 30 and 40 foot containers
FRADescription: Heavy Haul Container flats used for carrying waste boxesFleet: 44Tare Weight (Tonnes): 20 tonnesCarrying Capacity (Tonnes): 60 tonnesLoadable Deck Length: 60 feet long
FLA LowlinerDescription: Low platform wagon can facilitate containers up to 9’ 6” high on non gauge cleared routesFleet: 115Tare Weight (Tons): 17 tonnesCarrying Capacity (Tons): 35 tonnesLoadable Deck Length: 40 feet outers and 45’ inners, capable of carrying 20, 30, 40 and 45 foot (inner wagons only) containers
FEADescription: Twin flat wagonFleet: 634Tare Weight: 20 tonnesCarrying Capacity: 82.5 tonnesLoadable Deck Length: 60 ft, capable of carrying 20, 30 and 40 foot containers
Clive SlayfordCommercial Director, Intermodal, G&W UK/Europe Region
As the leading intermodal rail freight operator in the UK, our focus is on providing the best possible service to our customers which is why we are investing in leading-edge technology, facilities and rolling stock, which will take the customer experience to the next level.