Consultation Responses

National Planning Framework 4 (NPF4) consultation response

Rail Freight Group (RFG) was pleased to respond to the consultation on the National Planning Framework 4. We were pleased to see emphasis given in the NPF4 to the need to decarbonise transport and its commitments to interventions to encourage modal shift to rail freight. The framework approach to considering the regions of Scotland in […]

GBRTT – Call for evidence for the Whole Industry Strategic Plan

Rail Freight Group (RFG) was pleased to respond to the Call for Evidence for the Whole Industry Strategic Plan (WISP) by the Great British Railways Transition Team. RFG was particularly pleased to respond to the Call for Evidence, coming as it does at an important time in the evolution of railway structure and operation in […]

Second National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) Baseline Report.

Rail Freight Group (RFG) was pleased to respond to the Second National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) Baseline Report. Effective freight transport relies on high-quality infrastructure, be that the road or rail network, the availability of fuel or digital connectivity. The NIC’s assessment of infrastructure needs is therefore vital in setting the framework for investment to ensure […]

PR23 – Review of the Schedule 4 Regime response

Rail Freight Group (RFG) was pleased to respond to the consultation on the PR23 Review of the Schedule 4 Regime. The Schedule 4 regime is an important part of the contractual and regulatory framework for freight operators and their customers. The regime compensates operators for losses incurred through cancelled and diverted trains and acts as […]

PR23 Review of Network Rail’s access charges

Rail Freight Group (RFG) was pleased to respond to the consultation on the PR23 Review of Network Rail’s access charges. Access charges are fundamentally important to the success of rail freight, The periodic review of the structure and level of those charges is therefore important for the sector and future growth, including for freight operators, […]