UK rail operator to launch new depot next summer
GB Railfreight (GBRF) is investing GBP 4.7 million (EUR 5.5 million) into a new maintenance depot in Peterborough alongside the UK East Coast Mainline. The construction started with a ground breaking ceremony last Tuesday, 15 November.
The depot will create around 60 jobs in the local area during construction and a further 20 permanent jobs when it opens next summer.
The project continues GBRF’s investment in Peterborough and Eastern England following the building of its new Peterborough HQ last year. The maintenance hub will support the company’s ambitious growth plans as it works up to running 75 intermodal services a day by 2025, GBRF said. (ben)