Topic: Gw

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

Genesee & Wyoming sold for 6.4 billion Dollars

The American railway company Genesee & Wyoming Inc (G&W) has been sold. Canada’s Brookfield Asset Management Inc and Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC on Monday agreed to acquire the freight railroad owner. The company owns...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
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