Topic: GB Railfreight

Tinsley scores English hat trick

Never mind the football. The trophy winner this week is Tinsley, the marshalling yard shared between the neighbouring English cities of Sheffield and Rotherham. Derelict for decades, the former marshalling yard has seen a recent...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

UK: More traffic for Tinsley

GB Railfreight has announced another new flow, bringing back into productive life two underused facilities. On behalf of Aggregate Industries UK, the carrier has commenced a fortnightly operation from Redcar- a seaside town once dependent...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Five more years for GBRf and MSC

UK rail freight operator GBRf and European shipping line MSC have agreed a new five-year deal to keep intermodal traffic flowing between British ports and distribution centres. The land and sea collaborators have just extended...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

GB Railfreight acquires 100 new twin wagons

GB Railfreight (GBRf) has partnered up with Porterbrook and Greenbrier for constructing and leasing a hundred Greenbrier 60’ intermodal twin wagons. Greenbrier, a rail manufacturing company, will undertake the task of building the new railcars....Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

Liverpool aggregates delivery win for GBRf

UK rail freight operator GB Railfreight is cleaning up in Cumbria with a new contract. After successful trials, GB Railfreight (GBRf) has just announced a two-year deal with Hanson, the multi-national supplier of heavy building...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

GB Railfreight connects Felixstowe with Yorkshire

Answering further demand for rail-served freight operations, a new daily rail service has been introduced, connecting the UK’s busiest container port, Felixstowe, with the heavily populated conurbation of West Yorkshire. The rail operation – a...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

GB Railfreight works on King’s Cross upgrade

Delivering more than light logistics and parcels to the platforms at King’s Cross, GB Railfreight provided some weekend specials at the historic London terminal. The workings are all part of the huge enhancement project at...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

RailFreight Live: a UK special this week

Brexit, railway capacity and freight for freeports in the UK. This week’s RailFreight Live is a dedicated UK edition. With the freight director of the country’s infrastructure manager and several other high-level speakers, the discussion...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

GB Railfreight and UK Aggregate Industries

UK freight operator GB Railfreight (GBRf) has inaugurated a new flow, delivering construction aggregates from the West of England to the west of London. A new contract has been signed between Aggregates Industries and GBRf...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Bridge works begin on key UK freight route

Network Rail, the UK infrastructure agency, is beginning a programme of works on the 144-year-old Ribblehead Viaduct, the key link on the Settle-Carlisle Line. The huge viaduct carries freight and passenger traffic through the north...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Belgian clays to Scotland via Tunnel

Lineas and GB Railfreight have extended their teamwork for another year. From the west coast of Europe to the west coast of Scotland, a frequent bulk flow from Antwerp to Irvine is guaranteed into its...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton