Introduction Freightliner operate intermodals across the UK using a mixture of diesel and electric traction, which includes Class 90s. Inter- modals worked by the Class 90s primarily operate on the Great Eastern Mainline (GEML) to and from Ipswich and the West Coast Mainline (WCML) to destinations such as Basford Hall, Trafford Park, Garston and Coatbridge in Scotland. The fleet consists of 26 locomotives (which includes 90018, 90040 & 90050 and are a mixed use locomotive, but are mostly confined to working freight trains these days. See link below for the latest allocations and fleet status.
Weekday Operations The planned trains which are usually worked by Freightliner Class 90s include but are not limited to 4S88, 4S59, 4S83, 4M80, 4M11, 4K60, 4M45, 4F83, 4M63, 4M87, 4L90, 4L41, 4L82, 4L97, 4L89, 4L91, 4M86 and 4M82. However, these locomotives can also be found working other trains on ad-hoc basis. See below for more details on what trains should be a Class 90 and/or visit the daily news and gen webpage for current allocations, locations and other fleet news. Last updated 2/6/24.
Saturday Operations The planned trains which are usually worked by Freightliner Class 90s include but are not limited to 4S88, 4S59, 4S83, 4M45, 0K83, 4L97, and 4L89. However, the Class 90s can be found working other trains on ad-hoc basis. See below for more details on what trains should be a Class 90 and/or visit the daily news and gen webpage for current allocations, locations and other fleet news. Last updated 2/6/24.
Engineering Work Alterations The latest engineering work alterations, which may impact on the operations of intermodal trains by Freightliner is for July 2024. This can be downloaded by following the link below.
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22nd May 2024

90006 & 90014 run into on the NLL whilst working 4S88 This news item can be down- loaded below by clicking on the link.

18th June 2024

Intermodal derails at Felixstowe North Terminal This news item can be down- loaded below by clicking on the link.

6th July 2024

90004 and 90015 work 4M30 vice booked traction This news item can be down- loaded below by clicking on the link.

7th July 2024

Freightliner 90s perform driver training runs during w/c 30th June. This news item can be down- loaded below by clicking on the link.
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Fleet Profile and Status The Freightliner fleet consists of 26 Class 90 locomotives, which are leased from Porterbrook (see below): - 90003, 90004, 90005, 90006, 90007, 90008, 90009, 90010, 90011, 90012, 90013, 90014, 90015 - 90016, 90041, 90042, 90043, 90044, 90045, 90046, 90047, 90048, 90049 - 90050 (currently on long-term loan to the Crewe Heritage Centre) - 90018, 90040 (formerly owned by DB Cargo now part of Freightliner) For the latest fleet news or current known allocations for Freightliner, please visit the Daily Gen Reports webpage or by going to the Fleet Status News section on the main homepage.
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