digital

Are you looking at AI yet?

Are you looking at AI yet?

Digital technology has been enabling efficiencies in the rail freight sector for years, and RFG’s own Digital Forum is providing a neutral space for RFG members to come together and discuss the opportunities and challenges from existing and emerging technologies. It is evident that within member companies, and companies more widely, there is great digital […]

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.  […]

Digital Automated Coupling – will it transform wagons?

Digital Automated Coupling – will it transform wagons?

Webinar at 10am, Tuesday 8 December Across Europe, research is underway to develop digital automated couplers. These have the potential to modernise wagons and transform operations, yet equally raise challenges for the UK market. Join our webinar to discuss and debate the potential, the developments and the next steps for the UK. This webinar is […]

RFG calls for certainty on future digital freight funding

RFG calls for certainty on future digital freight funding

Rail Freight Group (RFG) today welcomed the launch of Network Rail’s Digital Railway Strategy, which aims to ensure that all new trains and signalling are digital or digital-ready from 2019 onwards. It cautioned however that without certainty of future funding freight risks being left behind in this revolution, delaying delivery of benefits across the whole […]