Month: February 2022

GB Railfreight educate Nottinghamshire school children about rail safety

On Thursday 3 February, children from Crossdale School, in Keyworth, Nottinghamshire, received presentations from GB Railfreight’s (GBRf) safety team about the dangers of the railway. Rod Storer, Depot Safety Manager, and Chris Parsons, SHEQ Manager, from Rail Innovation and Development Centre (RIDC) Melton, based in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, led a series of presentations adapted to …

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GB Railfreight launch new service for Brett Aggregates

GB Railfreight (GBRf) and Brett Aggregates, independent building materials supplier, successfully launched a new aggregates service from Newhaven, East Sussex, to Thorney Mill, West Drayton, on Wednesday 19 January. This was the first service operated by GBRf from Brett Aggregates’ Newhaven collection terminal, which is capable of receiving 10,000t cargo vessels. The train consisted of …

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GB Railfreight boosts sustainability by trialling new battery powered locomotive

GB Railfreight (GBRf) has taken delivery of a Class 18 hybrid+ shunting locomotive as part of a three-month trial with Beacon Rail Leasing, marking the latest expansion of its growing fleet.  As GBRf looks towards the future of its assets, the shunting locomotive will enable low noise and zero emissions, demonstrating a clear contribution to …

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