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DB Schenker to continue operating UK mail rail services

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DB Schenker Rail UK has retained its contract with Royal Mail to operate mail trains on the West Coast and East Coast main lines.

Royal Mail’s fleet of 15 Class 325s will continue to be operated and maintained by DB Schenker for the next three years.

DB Schenker will run six daily services on the West Coast Main Line and two East Coast Main Line services.

Mark Fernandez, acting head of sales at DB Schenker Rail UK, said: “We have enjoyed an excellent collaborative working relationship with the Royal Mail on the current contract, which includes consistently reliable delivery and considerable improvements in their Class 325 performance since we took over the locomotive maintenance.”

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