red diesel

At Budget 2020, the Government announced that it will remove the entitlement to use red diesel from April 2022, except in agriculture (as well as forestry, horticulture and pisciculture), rail and for non-commercial heating (including domestic heating). The precise definition of what constitutes a rail vehicle will be included in the legislation covering the tax […]

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For the purpose of this response, we are considering the use of red diesel for rail haulage. Some RFG members may use red diesel for other purposes and may respond in their own right.   Over 90% of all rail freight is hauled by diesel locomotives, with the remainder electric. Rail freight, as with rail passenger services […]

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