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Event review: Introducing the Class 321 Swift Express Freight train – high speed goods transportation by rail

As the e-commerce market continues to grow, so has the demand for next-day deliveries. Coinciding with an increased focus on climate change and decarbonisation of transport modes, there is a need to deliver goods in the most environmentally friendly way. Nick Delaselle and Sam Gillert from Eversholt Rail gave a presentation explaining how their company has […]

HS2 Notice to Proceed

HS2 Notice to Proceed

Commenting on today’s (15 April) announcement that Department for Transport (DfT) has given approval for HS2 Ltd to issue Notice to Proceed, Maggie Simpson, RFG Director-General said: “We are delighted that Government has finally given the go-ahead to start the construction of HS2.  This decision is welcome news for many of our member businesses who […]

HS2 must deliver its promises on rail freight RFG logo

HS2 must deliver its promises on rail freight

Rail Freight Group (RFG) today (11 February 2020) strongly welcomed the Government announcement that HS2 is to be delivered in full, with work on Phases 1 and 2A given the green light to commence immediately and Phase 2B to be developed towards implementation. HS2 has the potential to deliver significant benefits for rail freight by […]