Belgium's Trams and Trolleybuses

Belgium's Trams and Trolleybuses

East Yorkshire Buses

East Yorkshire Buses

Containers by Rail in the UK

Publication Date15th August 2022

Book FormatPaperback





Packed with previously unpublished photographs, this book celebrates the variety of container traffic on Britain's railways.
Regular Price £15.99 Online Price: £14.39
Availability: In stock

The importance of our railways in the movement of sea containers cannot be overstressed. Industry figures suggest that one in four of all containers arriving at UK ports move onwards via the UK rail network. This is particularly significant to the railfreight sector given the dramatic downturn in coal traffic in recent years.

Four of the country’s major players in the freight sector – Freightliner, DB Cargo, GB Railfreight and Direct Rail Services – all move significant volumes of container traffic to almost all parts of the UK. This book takes a look at these movements, from the major ports of Felixstowe and Southampton to destinations as far afield as Bristol and the Scottish Highlands.

John Jackson takes an in-depth look at the diversity of locomotives and container wagons used on these services provided by these key players on our twenty-first-century railway.

Write Your Own Review
Only registered users can write reviews. Please Sign in or create an account