Topic: GB Railfreight

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

UK rail freight copes with coronavirus

Since March the rail freight industry in the UK has been among the most appreciative of the key workers who have kept the country running during the lockdown and restrictions that have been imposed to combat...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

GBRf and Drax in new 5-year biomass contract

GB Railfreight (GBRf) and energy generation company Drax have agreed to extend their contract to transport supplies of sustainable biomass from UK ports to Drax Power Station in North Yorkshire until 2025. Drax supplies eleven...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Greater capacity most important says UK industry

Rail freight professionals in the UK have overwhelmingly chosen increased network capacity as the primary factor required to enable sustainable growth in the sector. This was concluded in an online poll, conducted by corporate law...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton