DB Cargo begins new service to East Midlands Gateway Terminal

Credit: DB Cargo UK

DB Cargo UK has announced that it has launched a new route for Maritime Intermodal to its new East Midlands Gateway Terminal in Castle Donington. The first service arrived into the new terminal Tuesday, January 7th and will operate five times per week. The new interchange is capable of handling up to sixteen 775metre-long freight trains daily.

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What did the officials say?

DB Cargo UK CEO Hans-Georg Werner said:

"We are delighted to be operating this service to what is one of the UK's newest and most modern rail freight facilities." "We now operate 7 routes for Maritime Intermodal and it's great to see our partnership grow from strength to strength since we launched it back in April 2019.

We look forward to building on this solid foundation in years to come."

John Bailey, Managing Director - Intermodal and Terminals, for Maritime Transport Ltd said:

"This new service represents a brilliant opportunity and offers our customers a greener, more flexible solution for the movement of their goods. This route is the latest to be introduced and we look forward to announcing further services into East Midlands Gateway in the coming months."

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DB Cargo begins new service to East Midlands Gateway Terminal

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