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Company Overview of DB Schenker Rail (UK) Ltd

Company Overview

DB Schenker Rail (UK) Ltd. provides rail freight services in Britain. Its customer facing business segments include energy for the electricity supply industry; industrial for the movement of heavy raw materials, such as metal and petroleum; construction for aggregate, construction, and waste industries; and network for the rail industry, intermodal, and logistics market. The company offers passenger haulage, engineering support, technical, and hire services. DB Schenker Rail (UK) Ltd. was formerly known as English Welsh & Scottish Railway Limited and changed its name to DB Schenker Rail (UK) Ltd. in January 2009. The company was incorporated in 1994 and is based in Doncaster, United Kingdom....

Lakeside Business Park

Carolina Way

Doncaster,  DN4 5PN

United Kingdom

Founded in 1994


44 13 0257 5000

Key Executives for DB Schenker Rail (UK) Ltd

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Human Resources Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

DB Schenker Rail (UK) Ltd Key Developments

DB Schenker Rail (UK) Ltd. Launches Second Weekly Rail Freight Service Between UK and Poland

DB Schenker Rail (UK) Ltd. has strengthened trading links between the UK and Poland with the introduction of a second weekly rail freight service between the two countries. The new service left Barking in London on October 08, 2012 at 2336 for its destination of Wroclaw in Poland, hauling a range of manufactured retail goods. Since November 2011 DB Schenker Rail has been operating one weekly rail freight service between London and Wroclaw. The introduction of the second weekly train has met increased customer demand for additional rail capacity on this trading corridor between the UK and Poland. This train has also become the second regular rail freight service to use the High Speed 1 rail route, the only European sized railway in the UK. As such, the train can be loaded with European sized curtain sided swap bodies, enabling greater volumes to be moved by rail and encouraging modal shift from road to rail.

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