DB Schenker Rail to open Barking car hub

DB Schenker Rail UK is to develop a Euro-hub for the import and export of finished vehicles at Barking, East London. Expected to open in March 2015, it will be connected to the High Speed 1 rail link to the Channel Tunnel and will be the only rail linked facility of its type in the country, says the train operator. The company has taken a 20 year lease on a 34 ... [+]

Train from Spain takes high-speed route

DB Schenker Rail (UK) has introduced an additional freight services along the High Speed 1 line from the Channel Tunnel to London, from Valencia in Spain. It will carry refrigerated containers of perishable foodstuffs and automotive components from to Barking, East London. DB Schenker Rail has signed an initial six-monrth ... [+]

DB Schenker takes over in Telford

DB Schenker Rail has formally taken over as the new operator of the Telford International Railfreight Park. The terminal, opened in June 2009 and with a capacity of up to four trains a day, was initially funded by a combination of Telford & Wrekin Council, Advantage West Midlands, the Homes ... [+]

DB Schenker welcomes rail plans

DB Schenker Rail UK said it welcomed the rail industry's Strategic Business Plan, published on 8 January. The cross-industry document supports Network Rail's plan for the railway over the next five year 'control period' from 2014 to 2019. The plan confirms continued development of the Strategic Rail Freight Network, with ... [+]

Trains to your door

DB Schenker Rail UK is now offering a door to door service for customers who want an integrated transport service from the quayside direct to the warehouse. D2D will handle the full movement of containers for clients, using road and rail haulage and comes in response to requests retail and ... [+]

Rail role at DB Schenker

DB Schenker Rail UK has appointed David Cross as customer service manager for its Logistics segment. His role is to further improve DB Schenker Rail's performance and help make further inroads in increasing the market share of rail in the retail and intermodal sectors. [+]

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