Month: June 2019

GB Railfreight and CEMEX Launch New Branded Locomotive at Official Naming Ceremony

On Wednesday, GB Railfreight (GBRf) and Global building materials supplier CEMEX presented the new CEMEX-liveried locomotive at a dedicated naming ceremony held at Dove Holes Quarry, Buxton. The new locomotive is called The Cemex Express. The name was unveiled at the event by record producer and rail enthusiast Pete Waterman. Resplendent in the white, blue …

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GB Railfreight works with Network Rail to re-open March sidings

GB Railfreight (GBRf) is delighted to announce that in partnership with Network Rail, it has secured a lease for the long-disused March Up Yard rail sidings complex in Cambridgeshire. The site is just over three acres in size and will accommodate trains of up to 320m in length.  It will operate in conjunction with the …

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GB Railfreight Appoint New Head Of Market Development

Carl Kent, GB Railfreight’s (GBRf) current Head of Strategy and Innovation has been appointed Head of Market Development and will assume his new role and responsibilities from 17 June 2019. Kent has worked within the business for five years. He has been highly influential in the successful implementation and delivery of many major contracts in …

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GB Railfreight To Introduce Three Class 66 Locomotives To The UK Rail Network

GB Railfreight (GBRf) are delighted to announce three Class 66 locomotives are to be leased from Beacon Rail Leasing and introduced to the UK rail network from Sweden. The locomotives T66 403/4/5 will become 66 790/791/792 and mark GBRf’s continued growth and investment in its fleet. These locomotives are the most widely operated modern freight …

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