The British operator GB Railfreight expressed its support to the people of Ukraine and named one of its locomotives “Glory to Ukraine”.

Locomotive "Glory to Ukraine"

It is reported by the railway magazine Railway Supply with reference to railfreight.

The locomotive bears the slogan “Glory to Ukraine” in Ukrainian and English. Also, the locomotive is painted in the colors of the national flag of Ukraine.

“GBRf expressed its desire to declare its support for the people of Ukraine. With so many in the UK opening their homes to refugees, the gesture has already come to be seen as a symbol of hospitality and hope,” the company explained.

Locomotive "Glory to Ukraine"

The Twitter post about the Glory to Ukraine locomotive was admired on social media and became one of the most popular in the history of the company. Locomotive number 66708 is already attracting considerable interest among enthusiast groups.


“GBRf stands by Ukraine, and this newly painted locomotive honors the people affected by the conflict as they continue to courageously defend their homeland,” the company stressed.

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