Topic: GB Railfreight

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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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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