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There are several hundred existing freight sites with connections to the network. There is also land in railway industry ownership with the potential for a new connection.
The types of site include:
We can help you find a suitable site, please contact your senior route freight manager for more information.
Freight operating company sites: You may choose to contact a freight operating company directly to identify or procure a site for your needs.
For a list of freight operating companies please see Move my freight by rail.
Network Rail sites: We have a range of sites which might be suitable for your needs. Speak to the Senior Route Freight Manager for your area for advice about the possibility of buying or leasing a site.
The Senior Route Freight Manager can also put you in touch with our specialist property team who can help you with buying or leasing Network Rail land.
Map of strategic freight sites (6 MB)Use of a strategic freight site should be arranged with your designated freight haulier – we can provide further advice on how this process works:
Map of intermodal rail sites (1.2 MB) More information about intermodal rail sites (40 KB)
Map of cement handling sites (780 KB)More information about cement handling sites (60 KB)
Map of rail served aggregate handling sites (565 KB) Map of rail served specialist minerals sites (800 KB)Map of rail served bulk handling sites (800 KB)More information about aggregates and bulk minerals sites (115 KB)
Map of rail served metal handling sites (730 KB) More information about metal handling sites (60 KB)
More information about freight sites across the country: