First train arrives at Port of Sunderland

A train has arrived at the Port of Sunderland for the first time in more than 20 years.

Network Rail has spent £600,000 to reinstate the former rail line into the port in a move to boost freight operations by allowing cargo to be transported onwards by rail. The Port of Sunderland already handles more than 700,000 t of cargo each year.

The reinstated line will allow up to five trains a day to run to and from the port, which now has a connection to the UK's east coast mainline, and from there to the wider rail network and mainland Europe via the Channel Tunnel.

Opening Times

Tues 1st May 2018 10:00 - 17:00

Awards/VIP Dinner 19:00 - 24:00

Wed 2nd May 2018 10:00 - 19:00

Multimodal Mixer 17:00 - 19:00
(Late night opening & happy hour)

Thurs 3rd May 2018 10:00 - 15:00

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