GB Railfreight starts new service between Felixstowe and Birch Coppice
The 31st daily rail freight service has commenced today (2 September 2015) from the Port of Felixstowe, the Port of Britain, the company said in its press release.
The new service is operated by GB Railfreight, their 7th daily service from the port. It runs between Felixstowe and Birch Coppice, Birmingham.
The new rail cranes at Felixstowe have been co-financed by the European Union Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) programme. They bring to nine the number of gantry cranes serving the port’s three rail terminals.
Regular rail services are also run from Felixstowe to Glasgow, Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Teesport, Birmingham, Doncaster, Tilbury, Selby, Hams Hall, Daventry, Wakefield, Ditton (Widnes), Burton, Scunthorpe and Bristol.