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GB Railfreight (GBRf) - Articles and news items

GBRf to test new Hitachi IEP electric trains

Rail industry news / 30 March 2017 /

GB Railfreight (GBRf) will be testing Hitachi Rail Europe’s newly built IEP electric intercity trains on the East Coast Main Line (ECML).

Groupe Eurotunnel prepares to sell GB Railfreight to EQT

Rail industry news / 20 October 2016 /

Groupe Eurotunnel (GET) has revealed it has received an irrevocable offer from EQT Infrastructure II for the potential acquisition of GB Railfreight (GBRf).

GB Railfreight surpasses 1,000 train loads per week for first time in company’s history

Rail industry news / 11 November 2014 /

GB Railfreight’s operations reached a significant milestone last week, as the company undertook 1,000 train movements for the first time in its history…

GB Railfreight acquires new locos to support growth

Rail industry news / 7 February 2014 /

In order to deliver further growth GB Railfreight has decided to strengthen its existing fleet of locomotives by the procurement of a further 13 Class 66 locomotives from Electro-Motive Diesel Inc…

GB Railfreight expands fleet following latest purchase of locomotives from Electro-Motive

Rail industry news / 3 September 2013 /

GB Railfreight have concluded a deal with Electro-Motive Diesel Inc…

GB Railfreight showcases first biomass wagons

Rail industry news / 6 July 2010 /

GBRf, showcased its newly modified biomass wagons, which will be used for its multi-million pound contract with Drax Power Limited…