BEHIND THE SCENES: GBRF’s Liverpool Intermodal operations

Having operated a one-off intermodal train to the Port of Liverpool, GB Railfreight Managing Director John Smith believes there are huge opportunities for trains from the port.

A one-off intermodal train ran to Port of Liverpool from Maritime Transport’s Birmingham Intermodal Freight Terminal at Birch Coppice on December 22 ( This was the first time a train had run between the two sites.

The freight company released a number of behind-the-scenes images of the train’s arrival and departure.

  • For more on this story, read RAIL 792, published on January 20.