Maritime launches two new London Gateway trains

SHIPPING company Maritime Transport has launched two new dedicated trains from DP World London Gateway, near Thurrock, to Trafford Park and Wakefield.  

The daily train pairs are the fifth and sixth UK intermodal services to start since the company launched its partnership with DB Cargo UK in April. 

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DB Cargo No. 66162 Maritime Intermodal Five passes Copley’s Brook, near Melton Mowbray, on July 30 with the 6Z54 08.01 Toton North Yard-Chesterton Junction (Cambridge), formed of DBC red JNA box wagons loaded with stone. PAUL A BIGGS

They have been running since June 24, and are powered by Class 66s, decorated in Maritime’s corporate blue livery. 

Read more in the September 2019 issue of The RM – on sale now!

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