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GB Railfreight wins Elizabeth Line Maintenance Contract

GB Railfreight wins Elizabeth Line Maintenance Contract GB Railfreight (GBRf) is pleased to announce its success in winning the Elizabeth line Yellow Plant contract, agreeing a five-year deal with the potential for a three-year extension. The contract will see GBRf operating and maintaining Yellow Plant for Transport for London (TfL) on the newly-built Elizabeth line. …

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GBRf awards Alstom maintenance contract for Caledonian Sleeper Class 92 locomotives from Wembley depot

GBRf awards Alstom maintenance contract for Caledonian Sleeper Class 92 locomotives from Wembley depot Alstom has been chosen to provide maintenance support for the Class 92 locomotives that pull the carriages of the Class 92 Caledonian Sleeper service. The locomotives will be maintained at the Alstom Wembley Depot for the next twelve years starting this …

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GB Railfreight’s Duncan Clark Joins Rail Freight Group’s Board of Directors

GB Railfreight’s Duncan Clark Joins Rail Freight Group’s Board of Directors GB Railfreight (GBRf) announces that Duncan Clark, our Director of Strategic Development, has been appointed to the Rail Freight Group (RFG) Board of Directors. Duncan has a wealth of experience of the rail freight sector. He has been with GBRf since 2015 and looks …

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GB Railfreight raises £160,000 for good causes in 2017

GB Railfreight raises £160,000 for good causes in 2017 Staff at GB Railfreight (GBRf) spent 2017 raising money for three charities and on Saturday (27th January 2018) it was time to hand over the fruits of their efforts, with the worthy causes splitting £160,000 between them. Over the year, members from all levels of GBRf’s …

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GB Railfreight MD to lead parent group

GB Railfreight MD to lead parent group John Smith, Managing Director of GB Railfreight (GBRf) has been appointed the new CEO of parent company Hector Rail Group and will assume his new role and responsibilities from Monday 8th January 2018. Commenting on this appointment, Bo Lerenius, Hector Rail’s chairman said: “With a solid background of …

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GB Railfreight leads the sector on ERTMS installation

GB Railfreight leads the sector on ERTMS installation Earlier this month (Wednesday 6th December 2017) GB Railfreight (GBRf), and the other Freight Operating Companies (FOCs), agreed a landmark partnership deal with Network Rail and Siemens leading to the introduction of the European Train Control Systems (ETCS) in the freight sector. This will enable the installation …

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GB Railfreight continues to invest in new rolling stock

GB Railfreight continues to invest in new rolling stock On Tuesday 28th November GB Railfreight (GBRf) took delivery of the first of its brand new, purpose-built IIA hoppers, which will be used to transport sand on behalf of Sibelco from Middleton Towers in East Anglia to Barnby Dun, Monk Bretton and Goole in Yorkshire. Arriving …

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GB Railfreight objects to additional network charges

GB Railfreight objects to additional network charges GB Railfreight (GBRf) has responded to the Office of Rail and Road’s (ORR) consultation on charges to recover fixed network costs. In this response, GBRf has reiterated its commitment to defend its interests and the interests of its customers for the benefit of the sustainability of freight on …

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