Topic: GBRf

Drone shot of New England House, the headquarters of GBRf at Peterborough

GB Railfreight connects new Peterborough sidings

A slight oversight? Perhaps not, but after announcing the opening of their highly visible Peterborough maintenance hub, GB Railfreight (GBRf) has gotten around to actually laying in some rails. The company opened new sidings on...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
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