Topic: John Smith

Port of Tyne is making name as rail terminal

Growth in intermodal traffic is good news for the Port of Tyne and UK operator GB Railfreight. A joint statement has celebrated the increased traffic and emphasised the congestion-beating services. The port which serves Newcastle...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Five more years for GBRf and MSC

UK rail freight operator GBRf and European shipping line MSC have agreed a new five-year deal to keep intermodal traffic flowing between British ports and distribution centres. The land and sea collaborators have just extended...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

London laid waste by GBRf and Biffa

Rail freight operator GBRf, and their Industrail waste management partners Biffa have joined forces to clean up the capital. The two companies have collaborated on an operation to turn derelict land into an emission-reducing transport...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

VTG Ecofret2 wagons roll for GBRf

Delivery has begun of British built high-tech intermodal rolling stock to freight operating company GB Railfreight. VTG Rail UK has begun delivering a large order of Ecofret2 coupled triple sets for eventual deployment on flows...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

GB Railfreight works on King’s Cross upgrade

Delivering more than light logistics and parcels to the platforms at King’s Cross, GB Railfreight provided some weekend specials at the historic London terminal. The workings are all part of the huge enhancement project at...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Hector Rail appoints John Smith as CEO

John Smith, the MD and founder of GB Railfreight (GBRf) has been appointed as the new CEO of its parent company the Hector Rail Group. Hector Rail, an independent train haulage provider established in 2004, is...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy