GBRf names loco Made in Sheffield

GB Railfreight has reliveried Class 66 No. 66747 in branding to mark its growing relationship with Yorkshire-based haulier and logistics company Newell & Wright. 

The loco was named Made in Sheffield at the London Gateway freight terminal on July 9, two
years after running the first service for the company. 

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GB now operates trains, including containers for Newell & Wright from London Gateway to Rotherham five days per week. 

The newly painted loco is seen after the naming ceremony. RICHARD GENNIS

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