Freightliner’s Manchester Terminal is a crucial rail and distribution hub in the North West which handles approximately 20 daily Freightliner services to and from the UK’s deep sea ports.
Two rail head gantry cranes have been installed at Manchester, backed up by ancillary loaded and empty container handling equipment. These state of the art cranes can achieve up to 35% more volume than previous equipment.
Consistent infrastructure and equipment investments have enhanced operations at Manchester Terminal and increased container storage capacity.
Site size: 29.5 acres
Storage capacity: 600 TEU laden, and 800 TEU empty
Opening hours: 06:00 Monday – 12:oo Saturday
Daily services to/from each of the key ports:
Felixstowe: 4 import/export services
Southampton: 3 import/export services
London Gateway: 1 import/export services
AddressFreightliner Terminal Off John Gilbert Way Trafford Park Manchester M17 1FA
24hr CCTV is in operation at this site.
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