Month: March 2021

GBRf extend contract with EMDL

GB Railfreight (GBRf) and Electro-Motive Diesel Limited (EMDL), a legal entity of Progress Rail, a Caterpillar Company, have signed a contract extension to the full-service provision arrangements between businesses, which have been in place since 2012. The new contract extends the size of the GBRf fleet supported by Progress Rail. It also expands repair capacity …

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GBRf partners with Porterbrook to build 100 new wagons

Following an extended commercial exercise, GB Railfreight (GBRf) has chosen to partner with British rolling stock company, Porterbrook, for the build of 100 Greenbrier 60’ intermodal twins. This partnership will manage the production of wagons by Greenbrier, a renowned railcar manufacturer, which will see the first batch rolling off the production line in August 2022. …

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GBRf announce new intermodal service for Maritime Transport

GB Railfreight are delighted to announce the start of a new intermodal service in partnership with Maritime Transport Ltd, running from the Port of Felixstowe to Maritime Transport’s location at Wakefield Europort. This new service marks GBRf’s continued expansion into the intermodal market and underlines the vital role rail freight plays in delivering goods around the country. The new Felixstowe to Wakefield service …

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GBRf supports work to improve service to and from King’s Cross

GB Railfreight (GBRf), one of the largest rail freight operators in the UK, has been working on a project to renew the signalling system and overhead line equipment in the King’s Cross area, followed by major work to install a new simplified track design at London King’s Cross station. This work is part of Network …

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GB Railfreight comment following Chancellor’s Budget

Following the Chancellor’s Budget statement, John Smith, Managing Director at GB Railfreight said: “We welcome the Chancellor’s Budget statement, which will be key to put the economy back on track. Investment  in the future of the rail sector through a £30 million investment in a Global Centre for Rail Excellence is also welcome. “Given the huge …

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