September 2020

RFG News – September 2020 – Issue 143

The 143rd issue of RFG News, the Rail Freight Group’s regular newsletter, has now been published. Download a copy here. The September 2020 issue leads with the RFG’s announcement that iPort Rail has been named as its Business of the Year award winner 2020. As the RFG Awards go online for the first time, it was […]

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Franchising is Dead – Long Live Rail Freight! 

Rail Freight Group (RFG) have today (21 Sep 2020) called for full recognition of the rail freight sector in Government’s planned reforms for UK railways.  Department for Transport has announced fundamental changes to the structure of passenger train contracting and operations, effectively bringing rail franchising to an end.  It also signalled further changes in future […]

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iPort Rail named RFG’s Business of the Year 2020

iPort Rail has won ‘Business of the Year’ at the Rail Freight Group’s annual excellence awards event, with judges praising its outstanding vision for the future of the rail freight sector. Nominated and chosen by the judging panel, iPort Rail had demonstrated how it achieved excellence in customer care, environmental standards and innovation. Judges said: […]

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08/09/2020 On 8 Sep, RFG was delighted to join James Wright, Lead Air Quality Specialist at the RSSB, for a members-only webinar on the new Air Quality Strategy Framework. The document sets the future path for rail to significantly reduce harmful pollutant emissions that could affect staff, passengers and the general public. Underpinned by a […]

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