Railfreight Distribution

Railfreight Distribution was a subsector of British Rail created by the division in 1987 of British Rail's previous Railfreight sector. It was responsible for non-trainload freight operations, as well as Freightliner and Intermodal services. In its early years the division was occasionally referred to as Speedlink Distribution. It was later responsible for freight operations through the Channel Tunnel.

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Railfreight Distribution - Liveries
... livery of two tone grey similar to those adopted by the Trainload Freight and Railfreight General subsectors, with a logo consisting of two red diamonds on a ... with a dark grey upper bodyside, a light grey lower bodyside, a blue coloured roof and 'Railfreight Distribution' lettering on the bodyside ...
DB Schenker Rail (UK) - History - English, Welsh and Scottish Railway
... On 22 November 1997 EWS took over the loss-making Railfreight Distribution, for which it received grants and subsidies estimated to amount to £242 million over eight ... Railfreight Distribution's businesses included international containerised freight, movement of cars and automotive components by rail, and freight services ... Railfreight Distribution was renamed English, Welsh and Scottish Railway International Ltd on 1 December 1998 ...
British Rail Class 92 - Liveries
... were originally painted in a simplified version of Subsector railfreight livery of two-tone grey livery, but with a dark blue roof the same shade as used on Eurostar trains ... A number of Railfreight Distribution locomotives "Railfreight Distribution" written along the locomotive side panels with a small RFD logo included ... Following the privatisation of British Rail and the EWS purchase of Railfreight Distribution, the intention was to paint the RFD Class 92's into the EWS' gold and dark red colours ...

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