March 2022

Rail Freight Group (RFG) was pleased to respond to the consultation on the National Planning Framework 4. We were pleased to see emphasis given in the NPF4 to the need to decarbonise transport and its commitments to interventions to encourage modal shift to rail freight. The framework approach to considering the regions of Scotland in […]

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Rail Freight Group (RFG) was pleased to respond to the DfT Call for Ideas on a Low Carbon Fuels Strategy.  Rail freight is acknowledged for its superior environmental performance to road freight, emitting only one quarter of the carbon emissions of HGV. Modal shift to rail freight is vitally important to reduce the carbon footprint […]

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There are many opportunities for the rail freight sector to be involved in the new Global Centre of Rail Excellence (GCRE) being established on the Nant Helen site in South Wales, according to Chief Executive Simon Jones. He explained at the RFG webinar ‘Rail freight in Wales” that the new site, to be fully operational […]

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RFG News – March 2022 – Issue 152

The 152nd issue of RFG News is now available to download. Download your copy here. It leads with the news that DB Cargo is working with Groupe CAT to launch a new international automotive service on behalf of Toyota. We also announce the opening of our RFG Awards. These celebrate the hard work and successes of […]

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