News

06 Jul
2017
Competition Time!

Competition Time!

Stobart Rail has taken delivery of two new Tractor units, this creates a unique opportunity to both raise some money for a worthy cause & for you to choose the ladies name to go on to each wagon - with all proceeds going to Eden Valley Hospice.

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01 Dec
2016
Award for Stobart Rail

Award for Stobart Rail

Congratulations to our Health and Safety Team for winning the 'Most Interesting Community Engagement Activity' from Rail Media.

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17 Aug
2016
Newcastle Racecourse under lights!

Newcastle Racecourse under lights!

Superb photos from Newcastle Racecourse.

These were taken during the first night trial this week - looking good!

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03 Aug
2016
Our Contracts Director to run the Loch Ness Marathon for charity

Our Contracts Director to run the Loch Ness Marathon for charity

Our Contracts Director, Andrew Sumner is raising £1,000 to help Lochardil Primary School, Inverness raise money for school improvements and to support Highland Hospice & MFR Cash for Kids.

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12 May
2016
The story behind Stobart Rail's new safety vision

The story behind Stobart Rail's new safety vision

Stobart Rail is proud of the Safety, Health and Environment Culture it has actively created.

 

 

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11 Apr
2016
Think Safety, Act Safely Campaign Launched

Think Safety, Act Safely Campaign Launched

Stobart Rail is proud of the Safety, Health and Environment Culture it has actively created.

 

 

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08 Apr
2016
Jack Withers completes treck to Everest Base Camp

Jack Withers completes treck to Everest Base Camp

Well done Jack from everyone at Stobart Rail.

Jack has raised over £500 for Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children Charity.

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04 Mar
2016
Newcastle Racecourse Update

Newcastle Racecourse Update

Stobart Rail has been working on the new all weather track at Newcastle Racecourse over the past few months.

Stobart Rail has removed 65,000 square meters of grass track and 50,000 tonnes of top soil from the 3.6 kilometre race track.

This has now been replaced with 30,000 tonnes of stone, 11,000 meters of new drainage, 63,000 square meters of tarmac and 17,000 tonnes of Tapita sand.

 

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01 Mar
2016
Stobart voted Business Superbrand 2016

Stobart voted Business Superbrand 2016

Both Stobart Group and Eddie Stobart have been awarded Business Superbrand status for 2016, following the latest results of the annual survey, which has been identifying the UK’s leading business-to-business brands since 2001. The process was managed by The Centre for Brand Analysis (TCBA) and questioned 2,500 individual business professionals across the UK, as well as the independent Business Superbrands Council. The two audiences judged nearly 1,500 brands from 50 sectors, which they assessed on three key criteria: quality, reliability and distinction.

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25 Feb
2016
Disposal of Distribution Centre at Carlisle Airport for £16.925m

Disposal of Distribution Centre at Carlisle Airport for £16.925m

Stobart Group has completed the sale of its 315,000 sq.ft. distribution centre at Carlisle Airport for £16.925m in cash, marking the successful conclusion of the first phase of development at the airport.

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11 Feb
2016
Media Students learn how Stobart Rail uses Media

Media Students learn how Stobart Rail uses Media

Stobart Rail has been working with the University of Cumbria to highlight how important media is to the company. Read More >
09 Feb
2016
Stobart Rail responsible for slab track works

Stobart Rail responsible for slab track works

Stobart Rail, who will be responsible for the specialised slab track works on London Overground from Gospel Oak to Barking. Read More >
18 Dec
2015
Text Santa

Text Santa

Employees at our offices in Carlisle take part in Text Santa Christmas Jumper Day.

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10 Dec
2015
Support for Cumbria Floods

Support for Cumbria Floods

Stobart Rail and Stobart Group employees have been collecting for the recent Cumbria Floods.

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01 Dec
2015
Widnes Combined Heat and Power Plant Update

Widnes Combined Heat and Power Plant Update

The project involves the construction and operation of a £11-m, 20.2MWE (gross) waste wood biomass combined heat and power (CHP) plant and wood processing facility, and is the largest waste wood renewable energy plant in the North West.

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30 Nov
2015
Christmas Jumper Day

Christmas Jumper Day

Stobart Rail will be taking part in this year’s Text Santa Christmas Jumper Day on 18th December.

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18 Nov
2015
Support for Carlisle Food Bank

Support for Carlisle Food Bank

Stobart Rail and Stobart Group employees have started collecting for Carlisle Food Bank.

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15 Nov
2015
Sponsor Upper Eden Rugby Club

Sponsor Upper Eden Rugby Club

Stobart Rail continue to support the Upper Eden Rugby Club for 2016.

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