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Our support for the UK’s COVID-19 response

A statement from GB Railfreight Managing Director, John Smith: “GB Railfreight is playing our part in supporting the UK’s COVID-19 response by helping to keep essential services running across the country. “We are focused on helping our staff protect their health by following Government advice helping people work at home whenever possible and supporting our key …

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GBRf employee wins Lifetime Achievement Award at the end of a 60-year career

  GB Railfreight are thrilled to announce that longstanding colleague Chris Hopcroft MBE was awarded with the Lifetime Achievement Award at last night’s (27 February) Rail Business Awards ceremony in London. Managing Director John Smith collected the award on behalf of Chris. Chris, who started working when he was 16 has spent the last 60 …

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GBRf Scoop a Hat Trick of Awards at Rail Business Awards

GB Railfreight are celebrating a successful night at Thursday’s (27th Feb) Rail Business Awards with the business taking home a haul of three awards. The team scooped the ‘Training and Education Excellence award’ recognising the value that the business’s £1 million investment in two class 66 simulators in Peterborough has brought both to GBRf’s training …

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GB Railfreight Holds Recruitment Day for Military Service Leavers in Peterborough

On Wednesday 12 February, GB Railfreight, in partnership with the Ministry of Defence’s Career Transition Partnership (CTP), held their first recruitment day specifically for military service leavers at its newly opened locomotive simulator facility in Peterborough GB Railfreight is the third largest rail freight operator in the UK and one of the fastest growing companies …

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GB Railfreight delighted as HS2 receives green light

GB Railfreight has expressed its delight and relief that the high-speed line from London to Birmingham received the go-ahead this morning following the publication of the Oakervee Review. HS2, which was green-lighted in a statement to the House of Commons by the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, following a meeting of the Cabinet, will begin construction …

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GB Railfreight resumes services between Cricklewood and Calvert

GB Railfreight are thrilled to confirm that in December 2019 it resumed services from Cricklewood to Calvert. The rail freight operator is operating services five times a week between S Walsh and Sons waste transfer station, off Brent Terrace at Cricklewood, to FCC Environment’s landfill site in Buckinghamshire, transporting building and construction waste. The trains …

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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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