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DB Cargo UK Opens Its Gates to the Public at Knottingley Depot
A rare chance to take a tour around a rail freight depot is being offered by DB Cargo UK to raise money for Cancer Research UK this month.
150th anniversary of Barmouth Bridge celebrated with special train service
Barmouth Bridge has turned 150 today - an amazing feat when you consider that it has survived two world wars, a live naval mine and an attack of marine wood worm in its lifetime.
DB Cargo UK runs trial train to Wolverhampton
Rail freight operator DB Cargo UK and steel and mining company ArcelorMittal launched a trial service moving 1,300 tonnes of steel coil by rail to Wolverhampton yesterday (Friday 29 September).
DB Cargo UK Employee Flies the Flag for Team GB
The UK’s leading rail freight operator is celebrating the news that one of its employees represented Team GB in the Age Group World Triathlon Championships in Rotterdam earlier this month.
The first jumbo train to leave Cardiff
DB Cargo UK and CEMEX UK made history this month when the first jumbo train of 34 wagons transported 2,300 tonnes of building materials to be used in the construction industry from ABP’s Port of Cardiff to Acton in London.
Judges create unique award for DB Cargo UK’s China to UK train launch
Rail freight operator DB Cargo UK has received a prestigious industry award from the Rail Freight Group (RFG) for its launch of the first ever rail freight service to travel from China to the UK.
DB Cargo UK employee gets calling from Team GB
The UK’s leading rail freight operator is proud to have one of its employees representing Team GB in the Age Group World Triathlon Championships in Rotterdam this month.
DB Cargo UK and TAS launch pioneering digital route learning programme
Rail freight operator is now offering digital route learning for its drivers.
DB Cargo UK reaches successful agreement with Trade Union partners
DB Cargo UK has reached successful agreements with the four trade unions representing a majority of its workforce, meaning it will launch its future business model on 02 July, as planned.
First ever service from UK to China leaves Essex hauled by DB Cargo UK
Today (Monday 10th April) the first ever rail freight service from the UK to China set off on its 7,500 mile journey, carrying a range of British goods including soft drinks and pharmaceutical products.