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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.