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GB Railfreight and Hanson Cement Sign Seven Year Contract

GB Railfreight and Hanson Cement Sign Seven Year Contract

GB Railfreight are delighted to announce a seven-year deal with Hanson Cement for rail freight services from Ketton cement works in Rutland and Ribblesdale cement works in Lancashire, to terminals at London King’s Cross, Avonmouth (Bristol) and Mossend (Glasgow). GB...

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GB Railfreight Make History with Class 66 to Oban Station

GB Railfreight Make History with Class 66 to Oban Station

GB Railfreight Make History with Class 66 to Oban Station GB Railfreight made history on Thursday 12 September, when for the first time ever a Class 66 locomotive ran along the Oban branch in Scotland right to its terminus. The achievement was two years in the making....

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GB Railfreight Announce New Ownership

GB Railfreight Announce New Ownership

GB Railfreight Announce New Ownership GB Railfreight announced on Monday 23 September that EQT’s infrastructure portfolio company, Hector Rail Group, has sold the business to Infracapital – the unlisted infrastructure equity arm of M&GPrudential. Over the...

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GBRf honour long serving employees with loco naming

GBRf honour long serving employees with loco naming

On Wednesday 14 August, GB Railfreight celebrated two long-serving and highly dedicated members of staff by naming Class 66 locomotives in their honour. The naming of ‘Maria’ and ‘Amanda’ took place during a special service from Doncaster, calling at Cleethropes for...

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GB Railfreight Unveil New Brighton Pride Rainbow Locomotive

GB Railfreight Unveil New Brighton Pride Rainbow Locomotive

In celebration of this year’s Brighton Pride, GB Railfreight are delighted to announce the naming of a Class 66 locomotive held on the eve (2 August) of the Pride weekend festivities at Brighton Station. The special rainbow livered GB Railfreight locomotive – ‘Pride...

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