Owner of Port Of Felixstowe Buys Greene King

Greene King, Britain’s biggest pub owner, has agreed to sell its entire business to CKA aka Hutchinson Whampoa , a real estate group run by Hong Kong’s richest family and the owner of a huge business enterprise including the Port of Felixstowe, a mobile phone network and Superdrug . While Li Ka-shing is no longer the richest man in Asia, the 91-year-old still ranks as 28th richest … Continue reading Owner of Port Of Felixstowe Buys Greene King

Work On Felixstowe Branch Line Finally Completed

A 1.4km passing loop between Trimley and Nacton is finally finished according to information from Network Rail, but won’t be fully operational until new timetabling comes in later in the year. Passengers and Travel Watch campaigners  have also been assured that this will improve services between Ipswich and Felixstowe for them too. Given that nine times out of ten the train between Ipswich and Felixstowe … Continue reading Work On Felixstowe Branch Line Finally Completed

Felixstowe Track Dualling – Time To Have Your Say on Crossings Closures

When the Port of Felixstowe was given planning permission for the expansion of Landguard Terminal a condition was they dualled the railway between Trimley and Levington.  The recession of 2008 delayed the expansion of the Port and the work on the railway didn’t start as expected. Over the last two years, however, the Port has continued to grow, including a new quay built to accommodate … Continue reading Felixstowe Track Dualling – Time To Have Your Say on Crossings Closures