• 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.



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.

Unique roles at DB Cargo UK - Rail Week 2020

Read our snippets from people at DB Cargo UK who’s jobs are a little different…

Proud to be DB - Rail Week 2020

Read our case studies from Proud to Be people and their career journeys at DB Cargo UK.

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.