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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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GB Railfreight Raise £184,517 for Charity

GB Railfreight are thrilled to announce that staff have raised £184,517 for Headway – the brain injury association, and Macmillan Cancer Support. Fundraising ran from January 2018 and ended in December 2019. Over the past decade, GBRf has raised hundreds of thousands of pounds for national and local charities. These charities change periodically but are …

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GB Railfreight delighted to announce the return of its four-day ‘Charity Railtour’

GBRf Charity Railtours, the fundraising arm of GB Railfreight, is excited to announce that it will return in 2020 with another 4-day charity rail tour, the third such event since 2016. From 24 September to 27 September 2020 the organisation will be raising money for Prostate Cancer UK. The GBRf train will visit different parts …

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GB Railfreight calls on Government to follow through with ‘levelling up’ commitment and deliver HS2

With the future of HS2 to be decided next month, GB Railfreight Managing Director John Smith is urging both Government and industry to focus on the long-term benefits the project will deliver to not just the North, but for a cross section of UK businesses. It has taken ten years of expert design and development, …

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GB Railfreight Announce New Chairman

GB Railfreight is delighted to announce the appointment of James Cooper as Chairman. James commenced his new role on 29 November 2019. James has had a prestigious career spanning the infrastructure and financial services industries. Most recently James served as Chief Executive of Associated British Ports. Prior to this James has also been Chief Executive …

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GB Railfreight and Whitley Bay F.C. Under 8s Agree New Kit Deal

GB Railfreight are pleased to announce that they have recently sponsored Whitley Bay F.C. Juniors under 8s Juve who play in the Pin Point League, Keegan Division. The sponsorship means the team can now look the part and have enough strips for new members who will join towards the end of the 2019/20 season. John …

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