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Freightliner Train Derails at Eastleigh 28/01/20

Freightliner Train Derails at Eastleigh 28/01/20 The 0705 Birch Coppice Freightliner to Southampton Maritime Terminal derailed this morning at Eastleigh causing disruption to services to and from Southampton. Lead by freightliner class 70 number 70001, the train conveys a rake of empty or loaded intermodal containers or flats. This comes as the second derailment in …

Southampton Eastern Docks Freight Only Line

Southampton Eastern Docks Freight Only Branch Line The Southampton Eastern Docks branch is a freight only line in Southampton. From St Denys, the 4 lines split in to 2 adjacent to Northam Train Depot that go to Southampton Central station, and 2 that continue south. 2 sidings next to the football stadium are used to …

DB Cargo Class 59/2s Sold To Freightliner

DB Cargo Class 59/2s Sold to Freightliner The 6 DB Cargo class 59 locomotives have been sold to Freightliner. DB Cargo’s 6 class 59 locomotives; 59201, 59202, 59203, 59204, 59205 and 59206, will be operated by Freightliner to compliment their existing fleet of class 66/6s and class 70s on the Mendip stone trains. In addition …

Freightliner Takes Over Mendip Stone Trains

Freightliner Begins Working Mendip Stone Trains Starting tomorrow, Sunday 3rd November, DB Cargo will cease operating the Mendip stone trains with changeover to Freightliner . Following their successful contract win Freightliner will operate all trains on behalf of the Mendip rail joint venture between Aggregate Industries and Hanson. Operating out of Merehead Quarry and Whatley …

Touax Build New Wagons for Mendip Rail

Touax Build New Wagons for Mendip Rail Following a successful tender and signing of contracts, Touax Rail UK are pleased to announce the order of 55 new open aggregate box wagons (JNA) and 40 new aggregate hoppers (HOA) for Mendip Rail Limited. The hopper wagons will be built in Swidnica, Poland and the boxes in …

Ardingly Freight Only Branch Line

Ardingly Freight Only Branch Line Ardingly is a freight only branch line to the north of Haywards Heath. The Ardingly branch once ran from Haywards Health to Horsted Keynes – now part of the Bluebell Railway heritage line. Today, Ardingly is served several times a week by Freightliner Mendip trains where aggregates from the Mendip …

Locomotive Pool Codes List

Locomotive Pool Codes List We’ve had a list of locomotive TOPS pool codes on Rail Record live train times for some time now, in the members area where you edit a train’s information. It’s not very clear as it’s all in a drop down list, so what we’ve done is we’ve compiled a list of …

Brett Aggregates Newhaven Concrete Plant Gets Green Light

Brett Newhaven Concrete Plant Development Plans Approved by Local Council East Sussex County Council has approved the development and issued planning permission for a new concrete plant at Newhaven East Quay. Plans for the Brett Newhaven concrete plant, marine-dredged aggregates importation wharf and bagging facility was approved at a planning committee on 25th July 2018, …