Topic: GBRf

Three quarter trackside view of a new flatbed intermodal carrier wagon going through the final gauge clearance hoop on a sunny day with engineers and trees in background

GBRf get their new train sets

Just eighteen months after announcing the project, GB Railfreight (GBRf) has taken delivery of the final batch of FEA-G designated intermodal wagons – a coupled pair design that can carry 6TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) per...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
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
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
Continental class 66 on road low loader

GB Railfreight signs loco leasing deal with Akiem

British rail freight operator GB Railfreight (GBRf) has announced a ten-year locomotive leasing deal with Akiem, the well-known European rolling stock leasing company. The deal will see examples of the familiar class 66 diesel workhorses...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

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
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

All action at HS2 Willesden West London

High Speed 2 Limited, the company delivering Britain’s HS2 project, has had a busy, freight-related time at their West London logistics hub. With the company eager to promote its environmental, capacity and freight benefits, it...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