Mossend International Railfreight Park

A game-changer for Scotland’s railfreight infrastructure and environmental ambitions.

A major expansion of Scotland’s national railfreight terminal will bring extensive commercial opportunities. Mossend International Railfreight Park will also take HGV freight off Scotland’s roads onto rail, directly contributing to the green agenda.

Additional investment in PD Stirling’s Mossend facility will drive ambition to be a leading provider of low carbon logistics, putting Scotland at the forefront of a Europe-wide network and transforming our current logistics system.

Mossend International Railfreight Park aerial montage

Value £200 million

Freight and carbon offset sector

Joint Venture or investment opportunity

Located in central Scotland

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Mossend International Railfreight Park (MIRP) is a new rail connected 'Dry-Port' with a Rail Freight Terminal linked directly to the West Coast Main Line with a Rail Freight Distribution Park. The facility will create 200,000 sq m (2.2m sq ft) of state-of-the-art, bespoke, carbon neutral distribution, service and logistics facilities co-located with a state-of-the-art Railfreight Terminal.

The investment offers...

  • Planning Permission in Principle consented scheme with detailed consent for the A8 access and completed construction of the M8 overbridge
  • Direct access to the West Coast Mainline (WCML) and UK international seaports
  • Direct access to the Central Scotland A8-M8 Trunk Road system with connections M74/M73 and Scottish motorway network

The investment creates...

  • Expanded Railhead and new Railfreight Terminal including 8 No. Euro-Standard 775m sidings; electric autonomous cranes and an 8500 sq m cross-docking facility
  • 210,000 sq m of consented Class 5 & 6 (Industrial and Distribution) floorspace with supporting Class 4 (Office) within a dedicated rail-served park
  • Blue-Green Eco-Network and a 'woodland carbon sink'

The investment will deliver...

  • An integrated, carbon neutral Railfreight distribution facility (20 ha) transforming economics of Scottish freight logistic. This has the capacity to save over 200,000 tonnes/carbon/annum
  • Enable the transfer of 14,000 HGV movements per week from road to rail and create a national hub with capacity of 18 million tonnes/annum throughput supporting other key logistic hubs in Scotland

Investment opportunities

MIRP creates Scotland’s largest consented Railfreight logistics park with over £10 million already invested in enabling infrastructure.

Building on the established Mossend Railhead, the opportunity exists to create a range of joint-venture, partner, operator and equity investment packages from £30-£200 million within the phases of the delivery programme.

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