March 2019

Rail Freight Group (RFG) is pleased to respond to the consultation on the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework. Rail freight is a key part of the freight and logistics network serving the Greater Manchester area. Research by the Rail Delivery Group shows that the north west region benefits by £331m per annum by goods moved on […]

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Rail Freight Group (RFG) is pleased to respond to the call for evidence for the Williams Review. RFG has already published a position paper (attached and at http://www.rfg.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Rail-Review-position-paper-22-Nov-2018.pdf ) which sets out an initial framework of outcomes for rail freight in any structural change. In particular, it highlights that for any new structure to be […]

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Urgent action needed for rail freight in no-deal Brexit

With a no-deal Brexit increasingly likely, and no agreement reached regarding basic rail connectivity through the Channel Tunnel between the UK and EU, there is a risk of severe disruption to services. As such, the Rail Freight Group (RFG) welcomes the European Commission’s proposal for contingency measures. However, at present, the European Commission’s measures focus […]

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