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East Midlands rail hub gets green light

East Midlands rail hub gets green light

Plans for the 6m sq ft East Midlands Gateway Rail Freight Interchange has been approved by the government.

The development, by Roxhill, will be capable of taking 16 trains a day each of more than 770 metres.

The former greenfield site at Kegworth now has a competitive advantage over two rival East Midlands logistics sites still awaiting planning consent.

They are Goodman Shepherds’ 6m sq ft East Midlands Intermodal Park at Etwall, and Ashfield Land’s 8m sq ft Rail Central at Northampton.

Doncaster iPort, promoted by Verdion, already has planning consent, whilst DIRFT at Daventry is now approaching its third phase of development.

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