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Signalling principles and train planning webinar

Signalling principles and train planning webinar

On 18 May 2023, RFG hosted a webinar on signalling principles with an overview of the train planning process. Speakers included Adam Saunders, MD Reznet Rail, and Dr Nigel G Harris, MD The Railway Consultancy. This technical talk described the basics of signalling, constraints and client requirements, as well as train planning and also how […]

RFG Launches Digital, Innovation and Technology Forum RFG Digital Forum meeting 15 May 2023

RFG Launches Digital, Innovation and Technology Forum

RFG has launched its new Members Digital Innovation and Technology forum.  Around 30 people attended the inaugural meeting on 15 May 2023 held at the Factory 2050 Boardroom in Sheffield. Members heard presentations from Razor, Modux and Heidelberg Cement who shared their thoughts on digital transformation in rail freight, and how best to make progress.  […]

Event recording – Rail loading and track access charging Webinar

Event recording – Rail loading and track access charging Webinar

On 18th April 2023, RFG was delighted to hold a webinar on rail loading and track access charging. The event provided a description of how a load is transferred to the rail, and from this the development of vehicle-specific charging regimes. It also provided an overview of how a bogie transfers loading to the rail. […]

RFG comment on Government’s Transport Decarbonisation Plan

RFG comment on Government’s Transport Decarbonisation Plan

Commenting on the publication of the Government’s Transport Decarbonisation Plan, Maggie Simpson OBE, RFG Director General, said: “This Plan sets out a clear vision for the decarbonisation of freight transport and recognizes the vital role that rail has to play in reducing carbon emissions.  We welcome Government’s commitment to setting a target for rail freight […]

Ely Area Capacity Enhancements response

Rail Freight Group (RFG) was pleased to respond to the round 2 consultation on the Ely area capacity enhancements programme. RFG fully supports the Ely Area Capacity Enhancements programme, which is recognised by industry and public sector stakeholders as being long overdue following previous proposals having been paused under the Hendy review. RFG recognises that […]

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