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GB Railfreight Announce Lineas Partnership Extension

GB Railfreight (GBRf) are very pleased to announce an extension to their European freight operation in partnership with LINEAS, the largest private rail freight operator in Europe. The existing traffic flow from Antwerp through to Irvine will continue for an additional two years. This announcement marks the extension of the existing contract which will now …

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GB Railfreight agrees deal for five new Class 66 locos

GBRf is pleased to announce an agreement to bring an additional five Class 66 locomotives from Germany in cooperation with Beacon Rail Leasing. The first two, classified as 29004/29005 have been delivered to EMD Doncaster ready for conversion to GBRf’s specification and UK railway standards. The remaining three locomotives will be delivered throughout 2021. The …

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GB Railfreight Announces Contract Renewal with Tarmac

GB Railfreight Announces Contract Renewal with Tarmac     GB Railfreight (GBRf) is delighted to announce Tarmac has renewed its contract for five years from January 2020 to 31 December 2025, for the transportation of aggregate materials. The contract will include the supply of hopper and box wagons from GBRf.   This is an extension …

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GB Railfreight and Rail Stone Solutions win two major HS2 contracts

GB Railfreight (GBRf) and Rail Stone Solutions (RSS) are delighted to unveil two contracts to support construction on the first phase of HS2. The deals, with HS2 contractors EKFB (Eiffage, Kier, Ferrovial BAM Nuttall) and BBV (Balfour Beatty VINCI) will see GBRf join forces with RSS to deliver aggregates by rail to the high speed …

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GB Railfreight to bury ‘time capsule’ at site of new Peterborough office

GB Railfreight mark next phase of construction of new office by burying ‘time capsule’ at Peterborough site GB Railfreight and Lindum took part in a joint event on 30 July to bury a ‘time capsule’ at the site of the new office to mark the next phase of construction. The time capsule contains a message …

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GB Railfreight and Drax Extend Rail Contract to Transport Biomass Until 2025

GB Railfreight (GBRf) and Drax have agreed to extend their contract to transport supplies of sustainable biomass from UK ports to Drax Power Station in North Yorkshire until 2025. Teams at GBRf have worked closely with Drax for the past decade to maintain the supplies of sustainable biomass needed for the UK’s largest power station …

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GB Railfreight Announce New Business Development Director

GB Railfreight is delighted to announce the appointment of Tim Hartley as Business Development Director. The appointment confirms GB Railfreight’s commitment to remaining one of the fastest growing transport companies in the country and is a sign of GBRf’s confidence in the resilience of the UK economy. Tim has extensive experience in the rail sector. …

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GBRf Announce New Southampton to East Midlands Intermodal Service

As the country emerges from one of its greatest challenges, GB Railfreight are thrilled to announce some positive news. A new Intermodal service from the rail terminal operated by Solent Stevedores at the Port of Southampton, to East Midlands Gateway, Derby has commenced. This will be its fourth daily service from one of the UK’s …

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