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The UK's leading rail freight company

With a market share of over 50%, DB Cargo UK is the top provider of rail freight transport in the United Kingdom. Its rail network is perfectly integrated into the European network thanks to the Channel Tunnel.

DB Cargo UK was formed from the English, Welsh and Scottish Railway (EWS), which was acquired by DB in 2007. The only rail freight company with operations throughout the United Kingdom, DB Cargo UK offers all services related to rail freight transport. Construction, industry (metals and coal), and logistics (retail, automotive and intermodal) make up the core areas of its operations.

Freight wagons with continental European dimensions have been able to travel to London since 2011. The company has taken advantage of the expanded infrastructure to establish new international transportation chains. DB Cargo UK is now the largest freight customer of Eurotunnel.  

Revenues in 2013 EUR 633 million
Volume sold 11,578 million tkm
Locomotives  238
Freight wagons 8,602
Employees 3,175

DB Cargo (UK) Ltd

Lakeside Business Park / Carolina Way
United Kingdom

+44 870 140 5000