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updated 22nd March 2004
This page is to provide a guide to the route and booked# timings of a unique new freight venture for 2004 using Class 47's, and provides the route and booked timings of Advenza Freight Ltd's FreightBus - a Barking-Hillington service.
The new service will provide businesses the opportunity to transport anything between one pallet, to an entire trainload(!) of pallets between London and Glasgow on a choice of three trains per week each way.

The train was intended to begin on Monday 1st March 2004, but has been put back to Monday 5th April 2004.

Note freight trains can run very early/late depending on pathing/engineering works so these times are provided as a guide only.

Advenza Freight Ltd - FreightBus

to be hauled by a pair of Fragonset Railways Class 47ís Hopefully this service will be successful so more could begin, so if you know any businesses who could make use of the service then please do direct them to the website at www.freightbus.co.uk which is being updated regularly with news of the service.
IMPORTANT: # Train Operating Companies (TOCs, in this case Advenza Freight Ltd) reserve the right to change and/or cancel services at short notice.

1st published by sulzerpower.com 22/03/04 and is a copyright of the class 47 list, 2000-2004