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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.