June 23, 2018 10:32 PM ET

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Company Overview of GB Railfreight Limited

Company Overview

GB Railfreight Limited provides rail freight transportation services in the United Kingdom. It transports coal, biomass, automotive solutions, infrastructure materials, alumina, gypsum, construction materials, and petrochemicals. GB Railfreight Limited has a strategic partnership with Biffa plc. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in London, United Kingdom. As of May 28, 2010, GB Railfreight Limited operates as a subsidiary of Europorte 2. As of November 15, 2016, GB Railfreight Limited operates as a subsidiary of Hector Rail AB.

3rd Floor

55 Old Broad Street

London,  EC2M 1RX

United Kingdom

Founded in 1999


44 20 7904 3393


44 20 7983 5170

Key Executives for GB Railfreight Limited

Managing Director and Member of the Board of Directors
Finance Director
Chief Operating Officer
Head of Industry Services
Commercial Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

GB Railfreight Limited Key Developments

Biffa plc Announces Strategic Partnership with GB Railfreight to Expand its Rail Hub Network for the Transportation of Inactive Waste

Biffa plc announced that its strategic partnership with GB Railfreight (GBRf') to expand its rail hub network for the transportation of inactive waste. Biffa recently opened a transfer station in Manchester with a similar site in Leeds to follow in the near future. The partnership with GBRf will initially focus on connecting the Northern cities of Manchester and Leeds with Biffa's landfill facility in Roxby, near Scunthorpe. When fully operational these two strategic rail links alone are expected to facilitate the transportation of c.250,000 tonnes of inactive waste annually, the equivalent of approximately 16,000 truck journeys. The development of a rail hub network is in line with Biffa's stated strategy of developing its infrastructure and innovating its customer service offering to meet an evolving market dynamic and customer demand, including continued investment in recycling and other waste processing technologies.

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