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Scottish Ministers’ commitment to freight welcomed

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 […]

DEFRA / DFT CONSULTATION – TACKLING NITROGEN DIOXIDE IN OUR TOWNS AND CITIES

Rail Freight Group (RFG) is pleased to respond to the joint DEFRA/DfT consultation on tackling nitrogen dioxide in our towns and cities.   The majority of the measures in this consultation relate to road vehicles, and as such are out with the mandate of RFG.  However, effective rail freight relies also on effective road freight, […]

RFG Sets out Election Priorities for Rail Freight

RFG Sets out Election Priorities for Rail Freight

Rail Freight Group (RFG) has set out its priorities for the new Government and called on party leaders to include rail freight as part of their transport commitments. Rail freight is a key part of UK’s freight and logistics, moving a quarter of all containerised imports from the nation’s port to consumers, delivering 40% of […]

Construction and Intermodal rail freight reach new high Rail

Construction and Intermodal rail freight reach new high

Construction traffic moved by rail freight grew by 7% in the year to April 2017 to a record high of 4.25 billion tonne-km, according to statistics released today by Office of Rail and Road. Driven by a buoyant construction sector, growth has been supported by investment from freight customers and operators in new high volume […]

Yet another sample blog post

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