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September 20, 2017

Freightliner and Tarmac celebrate the opening of a new rail depot

A new Tarmac rail depot contained within Freightliner’s existing Garston complex, which will take around 10,000 trucks off the roads every year, has been officially opened by the Mayor for Liverpool City Region, Steve Rotheram and local MP for Garston and Halewood, Maria Eagle.

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August 17, 2017

Pentalver to Expand Container Facility at DP World London Gateway

On Monday 14 August, Pentalver commenced work on Phase 2 of the Pentalver container facility at Berth 7, DP World London Gateway, the UK deep-sea container port on the River Thames.

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July 3, 2017

Gary Long Appointed CEO of Genesee & Wyoming UK/Europe Region Companies; Russell Mears Transitions to Senior Advisor

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) today announced the appointment of Gary R. Long as Chief Executive Officer of its UK/Europe operating region, which is led by the UK’s Freightliner. He succeeds Russell Mears, who will transition to the role of Senior Advisor in the third quarter of 2017.

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June 26, 2017

Pentalver unveils new brand identity

Pentalver Transport Limited today unveiled its new brand identity following its acquisition by Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) in May of this year.

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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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