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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 …

Freightliner Takes Over Mendip Stone Trains

Freightliner Begins Working Mendip Stone Trains Starting tomorrow, Sunday 3rd November, DB Cargo will cease operating the Mendip stone trains with changeover to Freightliner . Following their successful contract win Freightliner will operate all trains on behalf of the Mendip rail joint venture between Aggregate Industries and Hanson. Operating out of Merehead Quarry and Whatley …

Touax Build New Wagons for Mendip Rail

Touax Build New Wagons for Mendip Rail Following a successful tender and signing of contracts, Touax Rail UK are pleased to announce the order of 55 new open aggregate box wagons (JNA) and 40 new aggregate hoppers (HOA) for Mendip Rail Limited. The hopper wagons will be built in Swidnica, Poland and the boxes in …

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 …