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GBRf celebrate wins at Golden Whistles Awards 2021

GBRf celebrate wins at Golden Whistles Awards 2021 GB Railfreight are celebrating two wins at this year’s virtual Golden Whistles Awards, following the announcement that GBRf has won the Silver Whistle award in the Freight Performance and the Delay Minutes Award categories. The Golden Whistles Awards are organised by Modern Railways and the Institution of …

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GBRf & MSC UK drive sustainability with new 5-year rail deal

GBRf & MSC UK drive sustainability with new 5-year rail deal GB Railfreight (GBRf) and Mediterranean Shipping Company (UK) Ltd. (MSC) are delighted to announce a new five-year deal, further strengthening their long-established relationship and joint commitment to delivering sustainable solutions for customers. GBRf has been a provider of rail services to MSC since 2002. …

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GB Railfreight comment on the publication of the Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail White Paper

Commenting on the Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail White Paper, published today, John Smith, Managing Director at GB Railfreight, said: “We welcome the publication of the Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail and appreciate the warm words used to describe rail freight – correctly identified as having played a crucial role in keeping food and medical supplies moving …

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GBRf extend contract with Belmond for Royal Scotsman, A Belmond Train, Scotland’s haulage

GBRf extend contract with Belmond for Royal Scotsman, A Belmond Train, Scotland’s haulage GB Railfreight (GBRf) is delighted to announce that it has reached an agreement with Belmond to extend its existing contract to haul Belmond’s prestigious Royal Scotsman luxury sleeper train. The partnership will last for an additional five years and will see GBRf …

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GBRf calls for the appointment of a ‘Freight Evangelist’ as Rail White Paper is published

GBRf calls for the appointment of a ‘Freight Evangelist’ as Rail White Paper is published GB Railfreight, one of the UK’s leading transport companies and the fastest growing rail freight operator, has called for the appointment of a new dedicated rail freight ‘guiding mind’ to steer the sector through the next phase in order to …

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GBRf sign new contract with A.P. Moller – Maersk

GBRf sign new contract with A.P. Moller – Maersk GB Railfreight (GBRf) is today announcing a new two-year deal with the global provider of end-to-end logistics services, the Danish company A.P. Moller -Maersk. The first rail collaboration between the two companies. The service will operate from Felixstowe to Newell & Wright in Tinsley and will …

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GBRf works with Biffa to turn derelict land into emission reducing transport hub

GBRf works with Biffa to turn derelict land into emission reducing transport hub Previously unused land in East London has been transformed into a transport hub, linking key waste sites with leading waste manager Biffa’s facilities by rail. The Renwick Road site opens today in partnership with GB Railfreight (GBRf) and will be able to …

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GBRf name new locomotive as King’s Cross project reaches final stage

GBRf name new locomotive as King’s Cross project reaches final stage To celebrate the final closure of the Kings Cross signal box, GB Railfreight, one of the UK’s leading transport companies, named a Class 66 locomotive at the station on 23 April. The GBRf team has provided engineering trains and supported a project to renew …

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GB Railfreight open new Peterborough office to kickstart next chapter

GB Railfreight open new Peterborough office to kickstart next chapter GB Railfreight officially opened their new office this week, in a move marking the next phase for the ever-growing transport company. The official opening marks a new chapter in the story of GBRf. Founded in 1999, the 22-year-old company has been going from strength to …

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