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GB Railfreight Announce New Chairman

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...

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GBRf celebrate longstanding employee with loco naming

GBRf celebrate longstanding employee with loco naming

  GB Railfreight are thrilled to announce the naming of a loco after longstanding colleague Chris Hopcroft MBE on Thursday 5 December. Managing Director John Smith named a new Class 66 loco after Chris, with the ceremony taking place at Bristol Temple Meads...

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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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