Event Reviews

RFG AGM and webinar on HS2 materials by rail programme : Event review

RFG AGM and webinar on HS2 materials by rail programme : Event review

The RFG Annual General Meeting 2020 was held online on 11 November. It was followed by a webinar examining the role of rail freight in helping to construct HS2. Please click here to view the recording of the event.  Passcode: @^t6+gb5 The development of the Materials By Rail (MBR) programme for the construction of HS2 has […]

Decarbonising rail freight traction – research results and next steps – Recording

Decarbonising rail freight traction – research results and next steps – Recording RFG was delighted to join Andrew Kluth and Paul Smart for an RFG members-only webinar, which examined the results of the RSSB’s T1160 project (Decarbonisation and air quality improvement of the freight rail industry). T1160’s overarching objective is to support the UK Rail […]

Rail freight’s role in greening the country

The Rail Freight Group (RFG) was delighted to join its member Addleshaw Goddard in jointly hosting a two-part webinar covering the key issues of rail freight’s role in the future of a green economy and sustainability.   In the first session, Maggie Simpson, Director-General, RFG, and Paul Hirst from Addleshaw Goddard, were joined by Henri Murison, Director, Northern […]

AGM and Autumn Group 2019 Meeting Review

AGM and Autumn Group 2019 Meeting Review

This year’s RFG AGM and Autumn Meeting, held in Middlesbrough on 6 November, included a wide range of topics with local north-east issues covered in the first session and a wider view of data gathering and processing discussed in the second session. Geoff Lippitt, Group Business Development Director, PD Ports gave an overview of the […]

Annual Scottish Conference meeting report

Annual Scottish Conference meeting report

The annual RFG Scottish Conference, held in March in North Berwick, examined rail freight developments in Scotland, including challenges and opportunities.  Our Scotland representative, David Spaven, gave an update on RFG’s activities in Scotland and emphasised the importance of land as a resource for new terminals.  He  explained how the Land Strategy sub-group has reviewed […]

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