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RFG Scottish Conference highlights ambition for growth

RFG’s annual Scottish Conference, held this week in Bellshill, highlighted the buoyant market for rail freight in Scotland, and the opportunities for further growth. Opening the conference, Michael Matheson MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity at Scottish Government, said: “I cannot stress enough the opportunity for rail freight in the current environment”. Noting […]

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The Rail Freight Group (RFG) is pleased to take this opportunity to respond to the 2017 ‘Consultation on the future of the Scottish planning system’. As much of the consultation, and many of the specific questions posed, do not impinge on areas relevant to rail freight, we are submitting this single statement in response, rather […]

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Scottish Ministers’ commitment to freight welcomed

Rail Freight Group (RFG) has welcomed the strong commitment to rail freight in the Scottish Ministers’ High Level Output Specification published this week. In particular, the statement requires Network Rail Scotland to take all reasonable steps to facilitate growth of 7.5% in rail freight traffic carried on the Scotland route over control period 6. The […]

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