Felixstowe link restores pre-pandemic service at iPort

Doncaster inland terminal iPort has added a sixth daily train service, to and from Felixstowe, bringing the terminal back up to pre-pandemic service levels. The new overnight service will operate six days a week and brings the number of daily services between iPort Rail and the port up to three. As ports around the country have seen an uptick in activity as the volume of containers coming into the UK increases, iPort ... [+]

Train number five for iPort

A fifth train has been introduced between the iPort Rail inland port and Doncaster to Felixstowe, operating five days a week. It joins the existing Felixstowe route, as well as two daily services to Teesport and one to Southampton. iPort Rail was opened in September 2018, and is part of the 800-acre ... [+]

First birthday for iPort Rail

The iPort Rail inland port has celebrated its first anniversary. The 30-acre facility started operations with a GB Railfreight service to and from Southampton in 2018; links to Felixstowe and two services from Teesport were added in 2019. More services are likely to be announced before the end of the ... [+]

Retailer takes space in Doncaster’s iPort

Property developer Verdion has let the second, 731,000sq ft (67,912sq m) phase of its iPort logistics hub in Doncaster to an unnamed online retailer. Set for completion in the second quarter of 2020, the new mega-warehouse will be the first building on the 300 acre second phase in the southern part ... [+]

iPort Rail chooses Fargo software

The iPort Rail logistics park in Doncaster is using Fargo’s CYMAN and TOPS solutions for its terminal operations. CYMAN, Fargo’s container and yard management software solution for its terminal operations with a real time EDI interface from TOPS, plans road and rail arrivals and departures, along with back-office functions. ... [+]

First service to Doncaster’s iPort

GB Railfreight has operated the first train to the new iPort Rail inland port at Doncaster on 18 September. The fully loaded service departed Solent Stevedores in Southampton at 05:07 on Tuesday morning, arriving at iPort Rail at 14.33 the same afternoon, where its intermodal cargo was unloaded. The service ... [+]

Doncaster opens UK’s first inland rail freight hub in ten years

Doncaster’s iPort Rail has handled the first train at the UK’s newest intermodal inland rail freight hub. Located on a 30-acre site within the 337-acre iPort logistics hub, iPort Rail can accommodate the UK’s longest trains up to six times a day. It has storage capacity for 1,500teu and a reach ... [+]

Ceva takes space at Doncaster’s iPort

CEVA Logistics has opened a shared-user warehouse at the new iPort intermodal logistics park on the outskirts of Doncaster. The 215,800 square foot facility features VNA (Very Narrow Aisle) and gravity fed racking for high density of storage and can accommodate up to 28,000 pallets. It is also next to the ... [+]

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