Topic: Genesee-wyoming

Freightliner jumbo train, source: Freightliner

Freightliner sets new haulage record in UK

British rail operator Freightliner, a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming (G&W), has successfully hauled a train weighing 4,624 tonnes. It has become the heaviest jumbo train in the UK. The trial transportation of aggregate between...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Image: courtesy of Freightliner

Freightliner Europe’s new CEO appointed

The US-based Genesee & Wyoming group has appointed Gary R Long as Chief Executive Officer of its UK/Europe operations, which is led by the UK’s Freightliner rail freight group.  Long joined G&W in 2013, having previously...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy
Image: courtesy of Freightliner

Freightliner UK staff to strike over ‘bullying’ claims

RMT union-affiliated members of staff at Freightliner UK’s Coatbridge Terminal have voted overwhelmingly to strike in a dispute over allegations of bullying and harassment.  The National Executive Committee of the RMT, Britain’s largest specialist transport trade...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy