Saturday 10th Dec 2016 - Logistics Manager

Freightliner builds first European standard box wagons

Freightliner Heavy Haul, the rail freight provider, has become the first UK rail operator to “build European standards compliant new box wagons from a significant proportion of recycled materials.” The company places into use a new fleet of wagons made using redundant coal hoppers.

Freightliner builds first European standard box wagons

Freightliner builds first European standard box wagons

“This project has been a success thanks to the effective collaboration between Freightliner businesses: Heavy Haul, Maintenance, Road Services and Freightliner Poland. We would also like to thank our key suppliers Greenbrier and SNC Lavalin for their support with the project,” said Paul Smart, managing director, Freightliner Heavy Haul.