innovation

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.  […]

RFG webinar Innovation part 2: Successes of the data-driven approach

The second session in our Innovation series looked at data: do we generate useful data? Do we use it effectively? What are the successes of a data-driven approach? Mike Garratt of MDS Transmodal outlined how his consultancy has used its GB Freight Model to develop NR’s rail freight forecasts and to then use that model’s internal logic […]

Event recording – RFG innovation series – Can operators be greener and cut costs?

Event recording – RFG innovation series – Can operators be greener and cut costs?

On 14 April, RFG held its first webinar of a series tackling innovation in rail freight. It examined new ideas for cleaning engines, more efficient timetabling and just-in-time buffer refurbishing. All contributing to the decarbonisation agenda. Click here to view the webinar on the RFG’s YouTube channel.