Don’t forget Fastline

It’s more than 10 years since Fastline Freight pulled out of intermodal operations, quickly followed by the loss of its coal business and other rail-led interests. But this short-lived company can still offer some exciting modelling possibilities, as TIM SHACKLETON discovers in his 10-point survey.


Above: Loadings were good in the early days of container operation but Fastline couldn’t sustain this early impetus. On November 30 2007, 56303 approaches Water Orton with a nicely uniform (and well-filled) set of FEA/Bs forming a Birch Coppice-Thamesport intermodal. Tony Sissons.


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