Revised Railfreight Distribution livery, as carried by Class 90 no. 90021 at York on 3rd June 2004.
Railfreight Distribution was a subsector of British Rail created by the division in 1987 of British Rail's previous Railfreight sector. It was responsible for non-trainload freight operations, as well as Freightliner and Intermodal services. In its early years the division was occasionally referred to as Speedlink Distribution. It was later responsible for freight operations through the Channel Tunnel.
In 1987 it introduced a new livery of two tone grey similar to those adopted by the Trainload Freight and Railfreight General subsectors, with a logo consisting of two red diamonds on a yellow background offset on top of a red rectangle. In 1992 in anticipation of the opening of the Channel Tunnel, the livery was revised to the 'European' version with a dark grey upper bodyside, a light grey lower bodyside, a blue coloured roof and 'Railfreight Distribution' lettering on the bodyside.