Freightliner Group, a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W), is a leading rail-freight provider with businesses in the United Kingdom, Europe and the Middle East.
To be the safest and most respected transportation service provider in the world.
We have an unconditional commitment to the well-being of our people and the safety of our operations.
We have an absolute commitment to our customers based on a philosophy of mutual success.
We possess the courage to do the right thing always.
We treat all people with dignity and fairness, fostering diversity and inclusion.
We communicate openly to enable well-informed decision making.
We set high standards and take full ownership of our results as an individual and a team.
We embrace creativity, technology and new ideas.
We have relentless focus on continuous improvement and excellence in all we do.
What We Do
Over time, Freightliner has built a reputation for service, quality, reliability, customer service and innovation. We pride ourselves on providing a service that is best suited to our customers, by operating logistically sound routes and implementing first-rate work processes.
Corporate Social Responsibility
Freightliner believes it is important to give something back to the communities and environment in which we operate.
Freightliner works with a number of industry bodies to raise awareness of our campaign to transport more freight by rail.
Freightliner acquired by Genesee & Wyoming Inc.
Freightliner acquires ERS Railways
Freightliner launch the PowerHaul locomotive
Freightliner Australia commences service
Arcapita take ownership of Freightliner Group Limited and all subsidiaries.
Freightliner Poland commences service.
Freightliner Maintenance established at Midland Road, Leeds.
Freightliner’s 100th locomotive arrives.
Freightliner launches Logico.
After only 25 months of operating coal trains, Heavy Haul is responsible for almost 25% of UK coal movement.
Freightliner signs historic ten-year contract with OOCL; the longest contract between a global transportation and logistics provider in history.
Freightliner Heavy Haul operates its first revenue earning coal train.
Freightliner announces the signing of a five-year track access agreement.
Freightliner Heavy Haul was established.
Freightliner accepts its first Class 66 loco from General Motors.
Freightliner was privatised through a management buyout and became part of the operating company Freightliner Limited, which is now the intermodal business.
Freightliner celebrates its first 30 years.
Freightliner was incorporated into Railfreight Distribution.
Freightliner was transferred to the British Rail Board from NFC by the 1976 Transport Act.
Rapid growth in network terminals in major UK cities and ports and continual business development cumulated in the millionth container being transported.
Freightliner Limited became a stand alone company as part of the 1968 Transport Act with a 51% shareholding vested in the National Freight Corporation.
Our first train ran from London to Scotland launching Freightliner as a contender in the intermodal haulage market, as an operating company of British Rail.