Author: George Baker

Multimodal hub prepares for further growth before end of 2019 iPort Rail, the UK’s newest inland port to become operational in the last 10 years, is celebrating its first anniversary this week, one year after being formally opened by HRH The Princess Royal. Since its launch, the 30-acre rail terminal has seen considerable growth, with GB Railfreight’s first commercial service to and from Southampton starting…

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One of the UK’s leading transport companies, Maritime Group, has agreed a deal to take space at iPort, Verdion’s multimodal logistics hub in Doncaster. The transport operator has agreed a long-term lease on a 4-acre site which will be developed by Verdion into a modern HGV parking facility and will include a 4,000 sq ft (371 sq m) high quality office and amenity building. Maritime…

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We are excited to announce that iPort Rail has been named a finalist in both the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) Annual Awards for Excellence 2019 and the Supply Chain Excellence Awards 2019. The CILT Awards celebrate the brightest talent and most outstanding organisations, with a view to raising standards and sharing best practice across the logistics and transport industry. iPort Rail has…

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Luxury print specialist Kingsbury Press has signed up for a new facility at iPort, taking a speculatively-built unit for its new UK head office and production facility. Kingsbury Press is a leading print production specialist, with showrooms in London and New York in addition to its Doncaster facility. It focusses on the luxury sector, with clients globally including Berkeley Homes, Graff Diamonds, Ferrari, Aston Martin…

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We’re delighted to report that iPort Rail has won its first award – Major Project of the Year at this year’s Rail Industry Innovation Awards. Congratulations to the whole team and to the other winners and nominees at Friday’s event. We have seen significant progress in the last twelve months. Our first rail service started in September, a week after iPort Rail’s formal opening by…

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Her Royal Highness was met by local dignitaries and escorted around the site by Verdion CEO Michael Hughes, who presented members of the iPort Rail team, wider iPort development team, funder HOOPP (Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan), businesses based at iPort and a representative from the iPort Academy. iPort Rail is a state-of-the-art multimodal rail terminal, which is designed to open up the Yorkshire region…

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We can now confirm that Lidl will be accepting applications for the upcoming vacancies at the iPort Distribution site on the Week Commencing 27/08/18.   **UPDATE** – 17/09/18 The Lidl Application is now live again. The iPort Academy is now making appointments for candidates who wish to come in and complete the online application with us. During this appointment we will assess your CV prior…

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  European logistics property specialist Verdion has commenced the next phase of speculative development at iPort Doncaster, its 6 million sq ft logistics and rail freight hub in South Yorkshire. Construction has started on two units of 120,000 sq ft and 60,000 sq ft, which are scheduled for completion in Q3 2018. These units will complement an existing 195,000 sq ft which is complete and…

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iPort Rail

Posted by February 22, 2018

UK’s first intermodal inland rail freight hub for 10 years – Now open and operational   iPort Rail in Doncaster, the UK’s newest intermodal inland rail freight hub, is now open and fully operational, welcoming its first train this week. Located on a 30-acre site within the 337-acre iPort logistics hub, iPort Rail is a state-of-the-art rail freight facility able to accommodate the UK’s longest…

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A new website called Doncaster Works has been launched to provide people and businesses with everything they need to know about work, skills and enterprise.   Coordinated by Doncaster Council’s Skills and Enterprise Team, Doncaster Works will become a one-stop resource for jobs and career opportunities. Doncaster Works will promote job vacancies and apprenticeship opportunities, the available training needed to support business and individuals and…

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