• 228 diesel and electric locomotives to transport your goods.

  • 2200 employees across the UK.

  • 36.7 million net tonnes of freight transported in 2019.

What we do

We provide freight, infrastructure and passenger charter trains throughout the UK, and freight services to and from mainland Europe via the Channel Tunnel. We also provide traction and train crew for scheduled passenger operators.


Newhaven Marine Terminal

DB Cargo UK signs new 10-year contract with Brett Aggregates

Rail freight operator DB Cargo UK has signed a new 10-year contract with Brett Aggregates, the largest independent producer of sand and gravel in the UK.
Deb Hardy - CFO

DB Cargo UK appoints new Chief Financial Officer

DB Cargo UK has today announced the appointment of Deb Hardy as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Women in Rail - Rail Week 2020

Women have been making their mark in a historically male dominated industry for many years now and we continue to see new women leaders emerging.

Discover career opportunities

Our people make us the market leader in the rail freight industry in the UK. We value experience and expertise and we invest in training and professional development.

Sustainability is at the heart of what we do

Through investments in environmentally sustainable assets we ensure we constantly deliver high class services to our customers with minimal impact on our planet.