Rail

Our dedicated weekly full load and groupage rail services offer reliability along with significant transit and cost savings compared to alternative modes of transport.

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Davies Turner provides pioneering direct UK weekly rail services in conjunction with our long term partner in China, Air Sea Transport, who has years of experience in the China rail sector.

Since 2016 we have operated China to UK rail services for full load (FCL) and groupage (LCL) shipments, assisting clients with their supply chain needs in reducing lead times. The availability of our import rail services has been vital to clients since the advent of the pandemic, where many witnessed shipping line ocean transit time delays, port delays and having to consider the fact airfreight was cost prohibitive for many large volume or dense cargo shipments.

With confidence and demand for China rail freight services soaring, as evidenced by the 50,000th China-Europe intermodal train embarking on its journey towards the west at the beginning of February this year, we now feel the time is right to commence a dedicated weekly eastbound rail service for LCL cargo, having undertaken successful trials.

Davies Turner’s new direct weekly export LCL rail service from the UK to China will provide clients with the same benefits as our import rail services, offering transit time savings in comparison to ocean freight and cost savings when compared to air freight. In addition, we are confident that our unique LCL export rail service will deliver the same rate stability achieved by our import services, a boon during the turbulent times that have, and still are, being experienced on ocean and air freight services.

For more information about our import or export rail services please take a look at our rail guides below, or get in touch with our knowledgeable and experienced team today to find out more about the rail services we can offer.

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Express China Rail Import

Fast direct weekly consol rail service from China to the UK. Davies Turner are proud to operate the...

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Import Rail Schedule

Direct weekly groupage service from China to the UK with full schedule details. UK and Europe wide door...

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Import Rail Freight Rates

Express China Rail rates - up to 70% cheaper than air. Competitive rates available for groupage (LCL) and...

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Express China Rail Export

Davies Turner operate a dedicated weekly groupage rail service, providing clients with a fast, secure and...

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Export Rail Schedule

Direct weekly groupage service from the UK to China with full schedule details. UK wide collection...

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Export Rail Freight Rates

Express China Rail rates - up to 70% cheaper than air Competitive rates available for our dedicated weekly...

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Why Choose Rail?

There are many reasons why you may want to choose Davies Turner's Express China Rail service, not...

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Your Questions Answered

Davies Turner along with our partner in China, Air Sea Transport, have years of experience in the...

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900+

Employees

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75k+

Pallet locations in the UK

23

Number of offices

1870

Year we were founded

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