NIC

Second National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) Baseline Report.

Rail Freight Group (RFG) was pleased to respond to the Second National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) Baseline Report. Effective freight transport relies on high-quality infrastructure, be that the road or rail network, the availability of fuel or digital connectivity. The NIC’s assessment of infrastructure needs is therefore vital in setting the framework for investment to ensure […]

Consultation response to the NIC Interim Report on the Rail Needs Assessment for the Midlands and North

Consultation response to the NIC Interim Report on the Rail Needs Assessment for the Midlands and North

RFG has submitted its response to the NIC Interim Report on the Rail Needs Assessment for the Midlands and North. With regard to the assessment of rail freight, we are disappointed by the Commission’s approach.  Firstly, the tone of the report infers that freight is seen as rather a nuisance on the network, whose ‘impacts’ have […]

National Infrastructure Commission freight study call for evidence

RFG was pleased to submit evidence to the National Infrastructure Commission’s Call for Evidence, as part of its inquiry into freight transport in the UK. RFG strongly supports the concept of the NIC’s freight study as an important way of raising the value of freight transport to the UK economy, and looking impartially at the future […]

National Infrastructure Commission Consultation Congestion, Capacity, Carbon: Priorities for National Infrastructure

Rail Freight Group (RFG) is pleased to respond to the National Infrastructure Commission consultation Congestion, Capacity, Carbon: Priorities for National Infrastructure. RFG strongly supports the concept of the National Infrastructure Commission, to provide a holistic and long term assessment of the infrastructure needs of the country. Rail freight has a strong interest in transport infrastructure […]

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