Topic: GB Railfreight

Academic meeting with delegates and laptops

Rail Freight Group opens mentoring scheme

The Rail Freight Group (RFG), the UK rail freight trade association, has announced the launch of its 2024 cross-member mentoring programme. The initiative aims to foster skill development and industry knowledge among its members. The...Read more
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Drone shot of New England House, the headquarters of GBRf at Peterborough

GB Railfreight connects new Peterborough sidings

A slight oversight? Perhaps not, but after announcing the opening of their highly visible Peterborough maintenance hub, GB Railfreight (GBRf) has gotten around to actually laying in some rails. The company opened new sidings on...Read more
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Looking down an Industrial siding towards a GBRf train at Aggregate Industries Purfleet in Essex

London has another aggregates freight flow

Somewhere down the river, rail freight continues to answer London’s almost insatiable appetite for construction raw materials. GB Railfreight has been engaged to provide a new flow into an area where few tourists would find...Read more
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Biffa liveried class 66 operated by GB Railfreight hauls another waste train

British Biffa bashes on with waste by rail

Biffa, one of the UK’s leading waste management companies, has been collaborating with GB Railfreight since 2018 to move household and commercial waste out of London using rail transport. With the expansion of the London...Read more
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Prostate Cancer many-men logo on the body of a GBRf locomotive

GB Railfreight donates to Prostate Cancer UK

British operator GB Railfreight has made a valuable delivery that didn’t require one of their regular freight services. The company has made good on a two-year partnership with Prostate Cancer UK. A partnership between the...Read more
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GB Railfreight flies the flag for Ukraine

Putting their feelings on the rails, operator GB Railfreight has named one of its workhorse class 66 diesels “Слава Україні” with the English sub-scripted nameplate “Glory to Ukraine”. The locomotive has been liveried in a...Read more
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