Maintenance News

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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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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October 13, 2015

Business Development Director Appointed

Freightliner Group has today announced that Neil McNicholas will be appointed as Business Development Director from Tuesday 13 October 2015.

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June 11, 2015

Peter Maybury retires as Chairman of Freightliner Group

Freightliner Group’s Chairman, Peter Maybury, has announced his retirement after 18 years with the company.

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April 17, 2015

March 25, 2015: Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Completes Acquisition of Freightliner Group Limited

On March 25, 2015, Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) (NYSE:GWR) announced that it has completed the acquisition of approximately 94% of Freightliner Group Limited.

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February 27, 2015

Freightliner Group secures major Middle East contract

Freightliner Group, as part of a British consortium, has announced that the consortium has been selected as contract signature by the Saudi Railway Company (SAR) to be its partner, providing management and technical support for infrastructure, freight and passenger operations on one of its rail projects, the North South Railway (NSR).

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February 12, 2015

End of the line for Borders Railway installation

Freightliner is proud to be a part of the Borders Railway project, providing locomotives and staff to haul ballast trains to move the specialist rail installation equipment.

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May 14, 2014

New rail freight industry report offers real encouragement for future prosperity of UK business

Freightliner Group Limited welcomes and endorses the new report published by the Rail Delivery Group today which details the undeniable benefits of utilising rail services for the movement of freight across the UK. The report is appropriately entitled, ‘Keeping the lights on and the traffic moving.’

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