Topic: GB Railfreight

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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UK’s Holy Grail could be retractable electric supply

A ground-breaking design incorporating retractable overhead electric traction could be the answer that the UK rail freight industry has been waiting for. A collaboration between Swiss-headquartered engineering specialists Furrer and Frey, aggregates company Tarmac, and...Read more
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Revamped Newhaven sees GB Railfreight launch

The investment in the redevelopment of rail freight facilities at Newhaven continues to pay off. This week saw the inauguration of a new bulk flow operated by GB Railfreight on behalf of clients Brett Aggregates....Read more
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Clayton battery loco for GB Railfreight

UK operator GB Railfreight has taken delivery of a new battery powered locomotive from British suppliers Clayton. The shunting locomotive has been delivered on a three-month trial from Beacon Rail Leasing. Designated Class 18 Hybrid+,...Read more
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Port of Tyne is making name as rail terminal

Growth in intermodal traffic is good news for the Port of Tyne and UK operator GB Railfreight. A joint statement has celebrated the increased traffic and emphasised the congestion-beating services. The port which serves Newcastle...Read more
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