Guest Articles

Impact Report highlights importance of the Railway Benefit Fund (RBF) Impact report cover

Impact Report highlights importance of the Railway Benefit Fund (RBF)

“The railway family needs us more than ever” is the key take away from the RBFs Impact report for 2023. Demand for Railway Benefit Fund (RBF) services has nearly tripled in the past five years. More than 500 applications were received in 2023 resulting in more than 1,000 railway people receiving direct financial support and […]

Trouble behind?

Trouble behind?

By Ralph Goldney New advances in wagon monitoring will improve safety and operational efficiency. Recently, a series of derailments have been attributed to wagon faults occurring while in transit. In response to this, a new innovative range of ‘intelligent wagons’ have been developed that enable wagons to self-monitor and report in real time, enabling the […]

Atmo Technology wins SBRI: FOAK 2023 competition with innovative Smart Depot solution

Atmo Technology wins SBRI: FOAK 2023 competition with innovative Smart Depot solution

Atmo Technology Ltd, a leading software and data company specialising in solutions for the rail industry, is pleased to announce its recent success in winning the prestigious SBRI: FOAK 2023 (Small Business Research Initiative: First of a Kind 2023) competition for “Reliable and Maintainable Assets in Rail Demonstrations”. The competition is funded by Innovate UK […]

Supporting the success of diverse organisations Ciara Middlehurst

Supporting the success of diverse organisations

Continuing to celebrate the importance of International Women’s Day, and the vital role of women in rail freight, RFG is publishing its third article in a series of guest posts from Nuclear Transport Solutions (NTS). In this article Ciara Middlehurst, NTS’s Commercial Director, discusses the commercial challenges and opportunities for rail freight. It’s been a busy […]

Marking the importance of women in rail Claire Peers, NTS.

Marking the importance of women in rail

To continue to mark the importance of International Women’s Day, RFG is celebrating women in rail with a series of guest articles from Nuclear Transport Solutions (NTS) which take a closer look at those championing the role and opportunities of women in the rail freight sector. In the third of the series, Claire Peers, NTS’s […]

Celebrating the success of women in rail freight Pt. 2 Danni Wilson

Celebrating the success of women in rail freight Pt. 2

To mark International Women’s Day this year, RFG is celebrating women in rail with a series of guest articles from Nuclear Transport Solutions (NTS) which take a closer look at those championing the role and opportunities of women in the rail freight sector.  In the second article of the series, Danni Wilson, an Operations Manager […]

Celebrating the success of women in rail freight

Celebrating the success of women in rail freight

To mark International Women’s Day on 8 March, RFG is celebrating women in rail with a series of guest articles from Nuclear Transport Solutions (NTS), which take a closer look at those championing the role and opportunities of women in the rail freight sector. In the first of the series, Julie Nerney, NTS’s Interim Rail […]