Tag «db cargo»

First Train Enters Newhaven Marine Aggregates Terminal

First Train Service at Newhaven Marine Aggregates Terminal The first DB Cargo operated aggregates train has served Newhaven Marine aggregates terminal this week as the new plant opens to railfreight traffic. Thursday 18th June 2020 saw DB Cargo’s class 66 locomotive number 66113 work the Acton Yard to Newhaven Marine service, running via the Brighton …

Southampton Eastern Docks Freight Only Line

Southampton Eastern Docks Freight Only Branch Line The Southampton Eastern Docks branch is a freight only line in Southampton. From St Denys, the 4 lines split in to 2 adjacent to Northam Train Depot that go to Southampton Central station, and 2 that continue south. 2 sidings next to the football stadium are used to …

DB Cargo Class 59/2s Sold To Freightliner

DB Cargo Class 59/2s Sold to Freightliner The 6 DB Cargo class 59 locomotives have been sold to Freightliner. DB Cargo’s 6 class 59 locomotives; 59201, 59202, 59203, 59204, 59205 and 59206, will be operated by Freightliner to compliment their existing fleet of class 66/6s and class 70s on the Mendip stone trains. In addition …

Successful Trial of Class 70 on Mendip Jumbo Train

Successful Trial of Freightliner Class 70 on Mendip Jumbo Train Last night saw the successful trial of a class 70 on a jumbo train from Merehead to Acton Terminal Complex. Freightliner class 70 number 70003 hauled the 7A91 on Thursday 19th July 2019, working 2250 out of Merehead. With approx 46 wagons, assumed loaded at …

DB Cargo Announce Agreement with Maritime

DB Cargo have announced a partnership with Maritime to increase rail freight operations between the two companies. DB Cargo have liveried two of their locomotives into Maritime livery, similar to that of GB Railfreight’s 66727, seen below. DB Cargo will be contracted to run Maritime’s rail operations out of Felixstowe and Southampton intermodal rail ports. …