DfT Call for Evidence on Freight and logistics and the planning system

Rail Freight Group (RFG) was pleased to respond to the DfT Call for Evidence on freight, logistics and the planning system. A functioning planning system is essential for a productive, efficient and sustainable freight and logistics system that delivers value to the UK economy and reduces carbon emissions in line with Net Zero 2050. Rail freight is a fundamental part of the UK freight and logistics network with strong potential for further growth, supported by significant private sector investment. However, the planning system today is hampering this opportunity and needs to be improved.

Download the full consultation response here.