Longer and more trains for Solent Stevedores

Solent Stevedores and ABP Southampton have completed a project to lengthen the tracks at the port’s Solent Rail Terminal. The 70 metre extension allows two 645-metre container trains to be serviced simultaneously compared with only one shorter train previously. It doubles the terminals daily capacity from five to 12 trains and from 60,000 to 180,000 moves per year. ABP Southampton director Alastair Welch, said: “We are continually investing in our infrastructure and facilities ... [+]

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