Genesee & Wyoming take ownership of Freightliner Group Limited and all subsidiaries
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.