News

11th December 2018

UKRL completes purchase of Leicester Train Maintenance Depot

UKRL is pleased to announce that we have completed the purchase of Leicester TMD from DB Schenker. The depot has been our home since the company started operation in January 2014, and acquiring the freehold property is a natural next step as we become an established traction maintenance provider to […]
21st June 2018

UKRL awarded ECM certificate

We are pleased to announce that UKRL has been awarded Entity in Charge of Maintenance (ECM) certification by the ORR, following a rigorous approval process. An ECM certificate is a regulatory requirement in order to be a maintainer of freight wagons in the UK. UKRL is the first UK company […]
22nd November 2017

UKRL shortlisted for rail industry award

22 November 2017 – UKRL is pleased to announce that we have been shortlisted for the UK Rail Industry Awards in the Design Innovation category. The shortlisted design for the first time allows the simple, safe and efficient operation of Tightlock equipment on a traditional freight locomotive, finally enabling the […]
6th September 2017

37003 arrives at Leicester.

6 September 2017 – Class 37 Locomotive Group’s 37003 has arrived in Leicester for extensive body work and a power unit overhaul. The work will commence shortly and is set to be completed over the next several months.