Port of Felixstowe handles 1 million TEU by rail
Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe has become the first port in the UK to handle over 1 million TEU by rail in a single year, the company said in its press release.
The one millionth unit was loaded today (13 December 2017) onto the 13:34 Freightliner service to Birmingham.
There are a total of 66 freight train movements at the Port of Felixstowe making it the UK's busiest intermodal rail freight terminal. In addition to Freightliner, services are offered by GB Railfreight and DB Cargo to a range of destinations including Glasgow, Manchester, Trafford Park, Liverpool, Leeds, Teesport, Birmingham, Doncaster, Rotherham, Hams Hall, Daventry, Wakefield, Ditton (Widnes), Birch Coppice and Bristol.