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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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June 1, 2016

Freightliner launches a new service from Felixstowe

Freightliner is delighted to announce the launch of its 23rd daily rail service from the Port of Felixstowe, increasing the total number of daily trains from the port to 32.

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November 30, 2015

Freightliner welcomes Chancellor George Osborne to Crewe

On Monday 30 November, Freightliner welcomed Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne to its Basford Hall depot in Crewe.

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October 19, 2015

Celebrating 50 years of Freightliner

On November 12, Freightliner, the U.K.’s largest rail maritime intermodal operator, celebrates 50 years since the running of its first train which ran from London to Glasgow.

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