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 23 locomotives 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, 4L82, 4L97, 4L89, 4L91 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.
Saturday Operations The planned trains which are usually worked by Freightliner Class 90s include but are not limited to 4S88, 4S59, 4S83, 4M80, 4M11, 4M45, 0K83, 4L97, 4L89 and 4M82. However, the locomotives 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.
Engineering Work Alterations The latest engineering work alterations, which may impact on the operations of intermodal trains by Freightliner is for April 2024. This can be downloaded by following the link below.
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21st January 2024

Freightliner Class 90s used on driver training runs Freightliner Class 90s were used on driver training runs between Ipswich and Norwich during w/c 14th January 2024.

28th January 2024

Freightliner Class 90s used on driver training runs Freightliner Class 90s were used on driver training runs between Ipswich and Norwich during w/c 21st January 2024.

18th February 2024

Freightliner Class 90s used on driver training runs Freightliner Class 90s were used on driver training runs between Crewe and Carlisle during w/c 11th February 2024.

29th December 2023

90041 hauled DITL from Crewe to Ipswich via Ely On the above date and in a surprise move, 90041 was hauled DITL by 66548 to Ipswich via Leicester and Ely.
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Fleet Profile and Status The Freightliner fleet consists of 24 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) For the latest fleet status / news or current known allocations, please visit the Daily Gen Reports webpage or return to the Fleet Status News section on the main homepage.
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