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Railfreight was a British Rail sector specialising in freight transport.

1982–1996

Railfreight

1987–1996

In 1987, a new corporate branding scheme was introduced. In addition, sub-sectors were created, each with its own speciality.

In 1989, services operated under the General banner were merged with Distribution. In 1994, Railfreight was split into various separate companies in preparation for privatisation. Coals, Construction, Metals, Petroleum and part of Distribution were reorganised into three new region-based companies; Loadhaul, Mainline Freight and Transrail. The remaining part of Distribution continued to operate until 1996.

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