International rail service operating on HS1

Regular, reliable, cost-effective rail freight services throughout Europe

We offer frequent, reliable intermodal and trainload rail freight services – transporting goods from door-to-door right across Europe.

Flexible rail freight services to suit your needs

Whether you wish to make a one-off booking or place regular block bookings for multiple units, we can provide a service to suit you. By operating our own fleet of locomotives, wagons and containers, we give you complete flexibility to transport goods around Europe quickly, efficiently and sustainably.

Our core rail freight services are integrated with pre-carriage and onward services, so you can choose door-to-door or terminal-to-terminal services as required. What’s more, the size of our fleet and the frequency of our services minimises door-to-door transit times – improving your revenue for per load or container.

 Transfesa international rail freight service

First choice on Europe’s rails

DB Cargo UK is a strong part of the Deutsche Bahn Group. DB Cargo is the only company to offer you Europe-wide rail transport from one source – fast, efficient, reliable and independent of the industry – with one of the largest rail networks in the world.

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Why choose DB Cargo UK?

Trusted by European market leaders

Our European services are trusted by FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 companies, and we offer trainload single-user services for many blue-chip organisations.

Real-time monitoring and 24/7 service support

For your peace of mind, all services are fully controlled and managed by us. Our Customer Portal provides complete 24/7 track and trace capabilities, along with real-time reporting – so you’ll always know exactly where your goods are. A dedicated customer service team is also available to handle all your requirements and answer any queries.

Safer and more sustainable by rail

Transporting your goods internationally by rail offers greater safety and product integrity than road haulage, as well as offering vastly improved sustainability – with CO2 emissions reduced by up to 76%.