Rail freight

28.11.13

Crossrail contract extension for GBRf

GB Railfreight (GBRf) has won a contract extension to shift excavated material from Crossrail tunnels.

The contract is with BFK working with Costain/SkansaJV and will run until November 2014. It covers services from Willesden Euro terminal to Crossrail’s waste facility in Northfleet, where it will be stored before being shipped to Wallasea Island to be used to build a new nature reserve.

John Smith, managing director of GBRf, said: “We are delighted that our contract with Crossrail contractor BFK has been extended and we are proud to expand our portfolio of services which support the major enhancements of London’s transport infrastructure.

“GBRf welcomes its role in such a vital project and is pleased that its high level of customer satisfaction and high performance measures continue to ensure extended relations with important customers such as BFK.”

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