Russell Group takes over the Coatbridge Intermodal Rail Terminal from Freightliner

Russell Group takes over the Coatbridge Intermodal Rail Terminal from Freightliner
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With this acquisition, Russell Group aims to extend its rail freight capabilities.


Russell Group has completed the acquisition of the Coatbridge Intermodal Rail Terminal from Freightliner. This development is part of Russell Group's operational expansion and has led to the establishment of a new trading entity, Russell RailRoad Limited. The acquisition is located adjacent to the existing Russell operations in Coatbridge, Scotland.

Russel Group expects to provide new career opportunities and professional growth avenues for employees by diversifying the company's services. It is also anticipated to offer customers improved logistics solutions, including better connectivity and quicker delivery times. The expansion into rail freight is intended to help in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, supporting the company’s environmental goals of achieving NetZero by 2040.

Russell RailRoad Limited will utilize its strategic location and the combined expertise of the group to serve the market. The integration of this terminal into Russell Group’s network is intended to support its objectives of providing efficient and customer-focused logistics services while maintaining environmental responsibility.

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