OCTOBER saw the new Doncaster iPort freight terminal connected to the national rail network, writes Chris Booth.
The 337-acre site is built on part of the former Rossington Colliery and includes new warehouses for Amazon, a 35-acre rail terminal with two sidings capable of handling 775m trains, a run-round loop and container storage.
The site is next to the St Catherine’s Loop of the South Yorkshire Joint line between Doncaster and Maltby.
Other tenants include logistics firm CEVA and supermarket chain Lidl.
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