Events

30th Annual Rail Freight Group Conference

We are excited to announce that the annual Rail Freight Group Conference returns for its 30th year, on the 5 October, to provide an update for the rail freight sector. This essential conference will explore how to maximise the growth opportunities for the industry, exploring key areas including growth through construction and the development of […]

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RSSB Freight Research – help decide priority projects

10am – 12 noon | 3 March 2022 RSSB is running a webinar in association with RFG to update members on its strong programme of Freight Research. We will have a brief summary of the four projects in delivery, two more out to tender and a further five in preparation, but the focus will be […]

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Mental Health in the Rail Freight Industry

RSSB’s recent cross-industry mental health survey revealed some hard hitting statistics, with anxiety amongst railway industry employees 1.5 times the national rate, and over twice the rate of PTSD. Almost 40% of all respondents for the freight sector reported a mental health issue which they felt was a direct result of work, yet the majority […]

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Measuring air quality at rail freight depots

Webinar  11am-12 noon, Thursday 3 Feb Find out how to measure and manage air quality at your depot The Rail Standards and Safety Board (RSSB) has carried out a cross-industry study to understand the emissions of air pollutants at rail depots and their impact on the local air quality, and to develop best practice for […]

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Rail Freight in Wales webinar

12:00 (noon) Businesses are looking again at new opportunities and the potential of the rail freight sector in Wales. Join Simon Jones, CEO, Global Centre of Rail Excellence; Simon Brown, Port Manager, ABP Wales and Jess Lippitt, Network Rail, Senior Route Freight Manager for an in-depth discussion on the challenges and opportunities for growing the […]

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Innovation Webinar III: Modelling, terminal control and driver advisory systems

9am – 10am | Tuesday 23 November 2021 RFG’s third Innovation webinar will include presentations by Tracsis on how it is improving operational modelling, Fenix Rail Systems will introduce its Tie-FenLock control solution and Ketech on how real-time data feeds are taking Driver Advisory Systems to a new level. Click here to book your place. Fergus Curran will explain […]

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The RFG AGM and Autumn Group Meeting will be held in Doncaster and will be sponsored by Wabtec. After the meeting, we will be having an afternoon site visit to Wabtec, with informal dinner on the prior evening of Tuesday 8 November. Full details to be announced in due course.

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RFG Awards Dinner

RFG Awards Dinner

RFG will be holding its Annual Awards Dinner on 8 September at Shendish Manor Hotel, London Road, Apsley, HP3 0AA. We are delighted to welcome Ellie Burrows, Network Rail Route Director for Anglia as our guest speaker. As one of four new routes that make up Network Rail’s Eastern region, Anglia covers Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex […]

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