UK’s newest inland port excels in its first year
iPort Rail, the UK's newest inland port to become operational during the last ten years, is celebrating its first anniversary these days, one year after being formally opened.
Since its launch, the 120,000 sqm rail terminal has seen considerable growth, with GB Railfreight's first commercial service to and from Southampton and in May and June this year, services started from Felixstowe and two services from Teesport, respectively.
In its first year, iPort Rail took 22,520 long-distance HGV journeys off the road. The hub now operates four daily services every weekday and prepares also for further growth before end of 2019. (ben)