Events

18 November 2020 1pm | Webinar Join us for a members-only webinar exploring the work of Steamlogy Ltd – the recipient of First of a Kind 2020 innovation funding. Matt Candy will explain how Steamology is developing high power zero-emission steam turbine electric solutions to offer an alternative to diesel for Class 66 freight locomotives. […]

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20 Aug 2020 10am | Free webinar – open to all Join us as Frazer-Nash Consultancy and the Logistics Institute at the University of Hull present an exploration into the use of machine learning and data science to better understand rail freight network performance. The webinar will present an overview of machine learning, what it […]

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Decarbonising rail freight traction – research results and next steps

2 September, 2020 2pm | Webinar   Join Andrew Kluth and Paul smart for a RFG members-only webinar looking at the results of the RSSB’s T1160 project (Decarbonisation and air quality improvement of the freight rail industry) and to hear how RFG members can get involved in the next steps. T1160’s overarching objective is to […]

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RSSB Air Quality Strategy Framework – Webinar

13 August 2020 11.00am | Webinar   Join James Wright, Lead Air Quality Specialist at the RSSB for a members-only webinar on the new Air Quality Strategy Framework. This 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 collaborative […]

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Innovation in rail freight – a potential funding mechanism

3 August 2020 11.30am | Members-only Webinar We are pleased to host a members-only webinar looking at financial support for innovation in rail freight and sharing the results of some funded projects which may have wide application within the sector. Kelvin Davies, Innovation Lead Rail, InnovateUK will explain his role in supporting innovation. Kelvin will […]

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RFG Awards ‘Web-din-ar’

Our awards dinner /webinar that celebrates the outstanding achievements from right across the UK’s rail freight sector. 7pm, Thursday 10 September 2020. The Rail Freight Group is delighted to announce an exciting new addition to its annual events calendar – the industry’s first-ever online awards dinner. With the ongoing restrictions placed on events due to […]

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New Rail Emission Factors – Implications for Rail Freight

2pm Members-only webinar. Results from the RSSB T1187 project Fleet-Wide Assessment of Rail Emission Factors have now been published. Environmental consultants Aether Limited will discuss key findings from this work, which was based on key data provided by multiple FOCs. Newly developed emission factors provide a better representation of how air pollutant emissions vary according […]

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Members-only webinar: Traction Decarbonisation Network Strategy (TDNS) Network Rail update

Traction Decarbonisation Network Strategy (TDNS) Network Rail update Starts 11.00 13 July 2020 Join Steven Hart, Lead Strategic Planner at Network Rail, for a members-only update on the development of the Traction Decarbonisation Network Strategy (TDNS). This work is building on work done to date by the industry’s decarbonisation task force, identifying which of three […]

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Multimodal 2020

Multimodal 2020 has now been rescheduled to 23-25 March 2021. Full details and those of RFG’s involvement will be announced in due course. 

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Wednesday, 17 June, 10.00 – 11.30am The RFG is delighted to be working with RFG member, Addleshaw Goddard, to bring you up to date expert analysis of how sustainability in rail freight can help drive the delivery of a ‘green recovery’ as travel and demand patterns shift in the short, medium and long term. Listen […]

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