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May 4, 2017

Genesee & Wyoming Subsidiary Completes Acquisition of Pentalver Transport from APM Terminals

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) announced that its subsidiary, GWI UK Acquisition Company Limited, has completed the acquisition of all of the issued share capital of Pentalver Transport Limited.

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January 25, 2017

Freightliner & British Steel – Collaboration Success

Teams from Freightliner and British Steel’s Immingham Bulk Terminal and Ore Blending Plant have collaborated to improve the process flow, removing a massive bottleneck in the last stage of the supply chain feeding the steelworks, resulting in a more efficient operation.

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December 14, 2016

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. to Acquire Pentalver Transport Ltd

GWI UK Acquisition Company Limited has entered into an agreement with a subsidiary of APM Terminals (a subsidiary of A P Møller-Maersk A/S) to purchase all of the issued share capital of Pentalver Transport Limited.

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November 15, 2016

WW1 Railway Workers Remembered at Freightliner Locomotive Naming

On 11 November, Armistice Day, Freightliner locomotive 66418 was named ‘Patriot’ in honour of railway workers who lost their lives in World War 1.

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October 31, 2016

Buxton’s Battle of Somme heroes honoured in loco naming

A Freightliner class 66 diesel locomotive has been named “Poppy” in memory of 15 workers from Buxton Lime Firms (now Tarmac) who served and died in the Battle of the Somme.

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September 13, 2016

Freightliner supports Department for Transport’s Rail Freight Strategy

“The Strategy emphasises the importance of having a clear policy framework to support rail freight to achieve its potential.”

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September 8, 2016

Axis strikes a deal with Freightliner for an additional 50 trucks

These new Euro 6 units boast a low carbon footprint and reduced fuel consumption, making them cleaner, safer and more cost effective.

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June 22, 2016

Freightliner Poland names first DRAGON locomotive

During a ceremony held at Warszawa Wschodnia railway station on June 9 2016, Newag S.A. officially handed over the first of five DRAGON locomotives to Freightliner PL.

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June 6, 2016

Freightliner first in the UK to build box wagons out of recycled coal hoppers

Freightliner Heavy Haul places into use a new fleet of wagons made using parts from redundant coal hoppers.

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