High speed freight train to travel from UK to Poland

London, UK: A high-speed freight train will begin overnight trips once a week between London and Wroclaw, south west Poland, from 8 November.

The journey, which will take two days, will travel from Barking in east London, via the Channel Tunnel, to Poland and will transport food, retail goods and cars.

Alain Thauvette, chief executive of DB Schenker Rail UK says: “This is an important step for rail freight in Europe, as a new market has been developed and a new trading route opened.”