RFG elects Neil Sime as its new Chair

Rail Freight Group (RFG) is pleased to announce that its Board has elected Neil Sime to be its new Chair for the coming year. Neil is the Managing Director of Victa Railfreight and over the past two years has served as Vice-Chair of the RFG. Neil has been a long-standing supporter of the group and […]

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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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RFG Awards Night 2020 Charity Raffle Open

RFG is pleased to announce that we have once again chosen Railway Benefit Fund as the charity we are supporting at the RFG Awards. Click here to purchase tickets. There are lots of great prizes and you can buy tickets now – whether or not you are ‘attending’ our online awards. Railway Benefit Fund helps […]

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RFG Christmas Lunch 2020

RFG Christmas Lunch 2020

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  • 24  Aug - 2020

It is with great sadness that we have to announce that the Rail Freight Group Christmas Lunch 2020 will not go ahead.  The Christmas Lunch is the highlight of our events programme, and we know how much our members and guests enjoy it.  So it is not an easy decision for us to cancel this […]

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The show must go on…line

The Rail Freight Group is delighted to welcome award-winning magician Nick Einhorn, and his new  Virtual Astonishment show, to its online awards dinner night.  The event takes place at 7pm on 10 September 2020.  Click here to register to attend. Winner of ITV1’s  Fool Us, Nick is a close-up magic legend and an old friend of the RFG. If you didn’t catch his […]

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RFG welcomes Scotland’s Rail Services Decarbonisation Action Plan

Transport for Scotland has published its Rail Services Decarbonisation Action Plan. The plan focuses on decarbonising transport through modal shift to rail, and decarbonising rail traction energy through the removal of diesel passenger trains from the Scottish network by 2035. Transport for Scotland will seek to maximise all opportunities for modal shift to rail from […]

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