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Rail Freight Group (RFG) - Articles and news items

New rail safety awareness training course welcomed

Rail industry news / 15 March 2017 /

The Rail Freight Group (RFG) has welcomed a new training course offering rail safety awareness training to the construction materials industry.

Growth of Rail freight vital part of Scottish Government strategy

Rail industry news / 4 March 2016 /

Speaking at the RFG Conference yesterday, Minister for Transport and Islands Derek Mackay MSP, highlighted the role rail freight will play in promoting long-term sustainable connectivity.

Rail freight continues to decline during 2015

Rail industry news / 27 November 2015 /

Rail freight in Great Britain has fallen during Q2 2015 continuing the disappointing theme witnessed throughout the year.

RFG advises UK and French Ministers to support cross channel rail freight

Rail industry news / 19 August 2015 /

The Rail Freight Group (RFG) has urged politicians to support cross channel rail freight ahead of a planned meeting between UK Home Secretary Theresa May and French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve.

UK rail freight carrying construction goods increases in 2014

Rail industry news / 22 May 2015 /

Figures recorded by the Office of Rail and Road suggest a 10 percent increase in UK rail freight carrying construction goods in the year to April 2015.

Scrap metal dealers Bill

Rail industry news / 13 November 2012 /

Network Rail are among a group of companies and industries delighted by the successful third reading of MP Richard Ottaway’s Private Members Bill…

ORR’s freight customer survey highlights optimism for rail freight sector

Rail industry news / 7 July 2010 /

Customers of rail freight companies believe that there is room for further growth in the rail freight sector despite the current economic climate…

Rail freight – a bright future

Issue 3 2009, Past issues / 15 May 2009 /

Lord Tony Berkeley, Chairman of Rail Freight Group, explains why rail freight in the United Kingdom has such a bright future.