GB Railfreight announce new contract with Celsa

GB Railfreight announce new contract with Celsa

GB Railfreight (GBRf) are very pleased to announce the commencement of a new twelve-year contract with Celsa Steel UK, the largest manufacturer of steel reinforcement in the UK and one of the largest producers of other long steel products. Building upon an existing...

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GBRf extend contract with EMDL

GBRf extend contract with EMDL

GB Railfreight (GBRf) and Electro-Motive Diesel Limited (EMDL), a legal entity of Progress Rail, a Caterpillar Company, have signed a contract extension to the full-service provision arrangements between businesses, which have been in place since 2012. The new...

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GBRf partners with Porterbrook to build 100 new wagons

GBRf partners with Porterbrook to build 100 new wagons

Following an extended commercial exercise, GB Railfreight (GBRf) has chosen to partner with British rolling stock company, Porterbrook, for the build of 100 Greenbrier 60’ intermodal twins. This partnership will manage the production of wagons by Greenbrier, a...

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GB Railfreight and Hanson announce new contract

GB Railfreight and Hanson announce new contract

GB Railfreight (GBRf) are delighted to announce a two-year deal with Hanson for services from Shap Quarry in Cumbria to Tuebrook in Liverpool. GBRf will operate an average of two trains a week, having successfully trialled two services already over the last week. Each...

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GB Railfreight comment following Chancellor’s Budget

GB Railfreight comment following Chancellor’s Budget

Following the Chancellor’s Budget statement, John Smith, Managing Director at GB Railfreight said: “We welcome the Chancellor’s Budget statement, which will be key to put the economy back on track. Investment  in the future of the rail sector through a £30 million...

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GBRf strike gold at the Rail Business Awards 2021

GBRf strike gold at the Rail Business Awards 2021

GB Railfreight are celebrating another successful day at this year’s virtual Rail Business Awards following the announcement that GBRf Human Resources Manager Gemma Platt has won the Richard Hope Award. The award marks an outstanding personal contribution in the rail...

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GBRf kick off new service from Portbury

GBRf kick off new service from Portbury

GB Railfreight (GBRf), one of the largest rail freight operators in the UK, has officially begun a new service from Portbury to Acton, in partnership with AI. Responding at short notice, there was the requirement for the GBRf team to immediately start working to learn...

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