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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 […]

RFG welcomes rail safety training designed for the construction industry

RFG welcomes rail safety training designed for the construction industry

A new training course offering rail safety awareness training to the construction materials industry has been welcomed by Rail Freight Group.   “With increasing volumes of aggregates and other building materials being delivered to construction sites by rail, this is an excellent time to launch a training course on rail safety for those working in […]

Rail freight grants press comment

Rail freight grants press comment

Commenting on the Sunday Times article of 19 February regarding rail freight grants, Maggie Simpson, RFG Executive Director said: “We are concerned at the potential implications of the decision to reduce the budget for rail freight grants, and have been in discussion with Department for Transport to highlight the issues.   “The overall need for grant support […]