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Through our owned inland terminals and third party sites, we offer door-to-door coverage using Freightliner and Pentalver road services, giving customers the choice to book rail only or a combined rail/road solution, enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of their transport operations.

 

 Key statistics

  • 24/7 delivery
  • Trucks that meet or exceed Euro 5/6 emission standards
  • All vehicles are fitted with state of the art technology
  • Delivering over 1000 containers a day nationwide

 

Road


Freightliner is the only rail freight operator with its own fleet of road vehicles. This means we can offer our customers the complete logistics package, 24/7 solutions and high quality service to ensure satisfaction at every step of the containers’ journey – from port to door.

We serve all major deep-sea ports, from 16 inland terminals, which is one of the reasons why we are one of the UK’s top five transporter and inland terminal operators of intermodal containers. We have over 180 vehicles and 380 trailers which allows us to deliver up to 1000 containers per day nationwide.

We invest heavily in safety and we are proud of our company’s target of zero-injuries.

Our parent company Genesee & Wyoming Inc. invests heavily in technology, paving the way for a secure, efficient and reliable service.

Our road fleet boasts:

  • Front and side cameras
  • Emergency brake technology
  • Soft dock rear sensors
  • Electronic tracking
  • Telematics

Freightliner is committed to minimising our impact on the environment, which is why all of our vehicles meet or exceed the Euro 5/6 emission standards.

We are also committed to supporting our staff, including by providing outstanding training and development opportunities. We are able to focus on performance and service improvement at our dedicated G&W Road services training academy.

Our sister company, Pentalver, offers a comprehensive range of intermodal services, road haulage, storage, conversions and container sales.

Operations Network

Freightliner Rail Network map

We utilise the Freightliner Ltd nationwide operations network and can work with you to provide a service to suit your needs.

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Departures & Arrivals

Our real-time departure and arrival information allows you to quickly and easily track our services.

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Our Services

Maersk - 100,000 record

Whether you need to move one container, or one thousand, we have the solution for you.

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Careers

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Freightliner Group employs over 2500 people in a wide range of roles across the UK, Continental Europe, Australia and the Middle East.

Freightliner Group head office is in London, United Kingdom, but the majority of our employees are based in various locations nationwide. Four of Freightliner Group’s six subsidiaries are UK based.

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Latest News

Find out the very latest news from Freightliner’s Media Centre.

18 January 2019

Freightliner helps deliver Christmas engineering works

Freightliner, a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming Inc., was, once again, instrumental in supporting Network Rail in the delivery of a successful programme of engineering works over the recent Christmas and New Year period.

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20 December 2018

Freightliner Signs Rail-Haulage Contract with Mendip Rail

Freightliner, a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W), today announced that it has signed a long-term, bulk rail-haulage contract with Mendip Rail Ltd, a joint venture between two of the UK’s largest aggregate/cement producers, Hanson Aggregates and Aggregate Industries (AI).

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06 November 2018

Freightliner 66413 loco named in recognition of Royal British Legion’s Thank You Movement

On Monday 5 November, in the lead up to Armistice Day, Freightliner, a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming
Inc. (G&W), named its recently re-liveried locomotive 66413 ‘Lest we forget’ in recognition of The Royal British
Legion’s Thank You movement. The movement leads the nation in saying Thank You to the First World War
generation who served, sacrificed and changed our world.

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