The Anonymous Widower

New 775m-Long Freight Trains Begin Operating On UK’s Rail Network

The title of this post, is the same as that as this article on Global Railway Review.

This is the first paragraph.

DP World have announced that its two deep-water ports at Southampton and London Gateway have become the first in the UK capable of handling Freightliner’s new 775m-long intermodal container trains.

It appears from the article that Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds can also handle these longer trains.

October 5, 2021 - Posted by | Transport/Travel | , , ,


  1. […] 775 metres is the length of the longest freight trains in use in the UK, after an increase in length, that I wrote about in New 775m-Long Freight Trains Begin Operating On UK’s Rail Network. […]

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  2. It’s good to see the re-emergence of ra

    Comment by fammorris | October 6, 2021 | Reply

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