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End of an era: GB Railfreight No 66781 departs from Ratcliffe-on-Soar power station. News Freemium

Coal traffic ends with final Ratcliffe delivery

More than 200 years of railway history ends

Mixed traffic railway: Nos 56103/098 hauling DCRail’s 6Z82 Tyne Yard to Humberstone Road working are about to be overtaken by LNER Azuma No 800111 forming the 07.55 Inverness to King’s Cross at Raskelf on 13 May 2024. Alex Ayre News Premium

Task Force to tackle ECML timetable challenge

New approach aims to resolve pathing conflicts

Modern Railways plans GBRF gala at the Nene Valley Railway

Join us for a a special gala weekend based around Peterborough and the Nene Valley Railway on September 7/8 2024. This brand-new one-off event for 2024 is being organised by Modern Railways with support from sister publication Hornby Magazine. Find our more and book your advance tickets here.

ECML December 2024 timetable deferred

Major changes postponed due to outstanding issues

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Freight sector battles challenging conditions

Maritime intermodal falls; HS2 drives construction increase

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GBRf opens £5.75m maintenance hub

New facility will monitor and maintain wagons ahead of planned growth

GBRf signs Caledonian Sleeper deal

Class 99s possible future traction

Strikes hit freight levels

Strikes - plus deep sea shipping disruption and falling consumer confidence hit rail freight levels.

Nameplate from GBRf ‘66’ to be auctioned for RBF

One of the nameplates from GB Railfreight’s locomotive No 66745 Modern Railways – the first 50 years will be auctioned later this month in support of the Railway Benefit Fund

Serco no more: on 25 November 2019, No 73967 awaits departure from Aberdeen with the 21.43 Aberdeen-Euston. PHILIP SHERRATT/MODERN RAILWAYS News Premium

Caledonian Sleeper contract to end in June 2023

Value for money cited as reason for ending contract