Month: January 2020

GB Railfreight joins calls for HS2 to be approved in open letter to PM

GB Railfreight is calling for the Government to approve the construction of HS2 and to focus on the long-term benefits the project will deliver to not just the North, but for the country and the economy as a whole. In an open letter to the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, the UK’s biggest rail freight operating …

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GB Railfreight Raise £184,517 for Charity

GB Railfreight are thrilled to announce that staff have raised £184,517 for Headway – the brain injury association, and Macmillan Cancer Support. Fundraising ran from January 2018 and ended in December 2019. Over the past decade, GBRf has raised hundreds of thousands of pounds for national and local charities. These charities change periodically but are …

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GB Railfreight delighted to announce the return of its four-day ‘Charity Railtour’

GBRf Charity Railtours, the fundraising arm of GB Railfreight, is excited to announce that it will return in 2020 with another 4-day charity rail tour, the third such event since 2016. From 24 September to 27 September 2020 the organisation will be raising money for Prostate Cancer UK. The GBRf train will visit different parts …

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GB Railfreight calls on Government to follow through with ‘levelling up’ commitment and deliver HS2

With the future of HS2 to be decided next month, GB Railfreight Managing Director John Smith is urging both Government and industry to focus on the long-term benefits the project will deliver to not just the North, but for a cross section of UK businesses. It has taken ten years of expert design and development, …

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