February 2021

RFG News – March 2021 – Issue 146

The 146th issue of RFG News, the Rail Freight Group’s regular newsletter, has now been published. Click here to download your copy. The March 2021 issue leads with the news that Stadler and Rail Operations (UK) have signed a new deal for 30 Class 93 tri-mode locomotives. It’s an exciting development for the sector as they […]

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North West Freight challenges and potential solutions

The North West is a hugely important region for rail freight. In a recent webinar, three speakers gave us an insight into the activities and challenges of the region. Peter Walley, Strategic Rail Officer, Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM), discussed the authority’s Freight Routeing Study and the implications for freight growth. He explained that the […]

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RFG Awards 2021: Call for entries 

Download an entry form here.    We are very pleased to launch the RFG Awards 2021, which recognise excellence in all aspects of rail freight. The period of eligibility covered by the awards is 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021, so we anticipate that there will be many examples of outstanding efforts made by […]

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The two sessions ‘dialogue with rail freight’ were organised by RSSB (Rail Safety & Standards Board) in conjunction with Rail Freight Group to help the industry look at the available research and to identify new opportunities. SESSION ONE Maggie Simpson, Director General, RFG, said ideas can come from many different places and the webinar was […]

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