Home Rail Freight Third edition for expanding Daventry

Third edition for expanding Daventry

The company behind the Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal plans to significantly expand the site.

Prologis has applied for permission to build DIRFT III which will expand over the nearby former radio mast site near Hilmorton creating over 9,000 jobs. The rail connected development will include over 70 hectares of warehousing, covering over 163 hectares of land in addition to a 3.5 hectare HGV parking site.

Daventry opened in 1997. The first intermodal freight train into the site, hauled by an RfD class 47, formed the front page of the first edition of RailStaff.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Recommended

Powering excellence

Stephen Royle. A new company, Breserv, is setting out to be the ‘Go to Company’ for all electrical...

The lockdown eases, replaced by confusion

As the lockdown starts to ease, it brings with it a degree of uncertainty and worry. Two months ago,...

Professor Felix Schmid steps down

Felix Schmid has retired from his post as Professor of Railway Systems Engineering at the University of Birmingham after 15 years.

Will the railway be reclassified?

Should the railways remain in the private sector? Or are they, effectively, already nationalised after the government’s emergency measures taken as part...

The one that got away

This year’s Railsport National Angling Championships, due to take place on 12 August 2020 at Makins Fisheries, has been cancelled as a...