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Your complete one-stop shop for passenger train provision

DB Cargo UK provides a one-stop shop for passenger rail services, including drivers, locomotives, coaches and support teams. The company operates prestigious passenger services including the British Pullman and the Royal Train.

Trust the passenger resource hire specialists
We offer unrivalled expertise in the passenger resource hire market, operating the largest fleet of locomotives in the UK. As the UK’s largest freight operating company (FOC), we are licensed for passenger operations, as well as freight services, covering the full extent of the UK rail network.

Operating the UK’s most prestigious passenger services
You can rely on our expertise, resources and personnel to provide safe, efficient, customer-friendly passenger services.

We have a substantial long-term portfolio of passenger business, including some of the most prestigious names in passenger rail. We operate the Royal Train and the British Pullman, as well as operating trains for organisations such as Abellio, Arriva trains Wales, and charter train promoters including Uk railtours and Pathfinder Tours. We also provide resource hire and ancillary services for train operating companies including Virgin trains East Coast, Trans-Peninne Express, Arriva Trains Wales and Northern Rail.

Your one-stop shop for passenger train provision

Our passenger locomotive fleet includes diesel and electric locomotives, making DB Cargo UK the country’s largest locomotive supplier. We also operate a small specialist fleet of heritage locomotives including steam.

We can offer complete train packages, which include a locomotive, driver and coaches, all maintained, serviced and cleaned to the highest standards.

The resources at your disposal include a core of class 1 passenger-trained drivers, and a UK-wide network of support teams, including operations managers and engineers. You will also enjoy the services of a dedicated 24-hour passenger control desk, operated by skilled and experienced staff.

Passenger services tailored to your needs
Whatever your passenger service requirements, we can provide all the resources, skilled personnel and trains you need, backed by support services and commercial terms tailored to your specific needs.

If you would like to find out more about our passenger resource hire services, and how we can help you reach your objectives, contact us.

Richard Corser

Richard Corser

Account Manager
DB Cargo UK

Lakeside Business Park
Carolina Way
Doncaster
DN4 5PN