Rail Freight Group urges Great British Railways to go for growth

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A nationwide consultation, mounted by the incoming management agency Great British Railways, has been told that freight growth is the key to unlocking a revival of fortunes in the UK rail sector. The Rail Freight Group (RFG) has called for an ambitious target to be set for Great British Railways (GBR) to drive rail freight growth. The call backs up a government mandate to quantify rail freight growth as a critical part of UK economic strategy.

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Author: Simon Walton

Simon Walton is RailFreight's UK correspondent.

1 comment op “Rail Freight Group urges Great British Railways to go for growth”

bönström bönström|28.09.22|13:10

Hm…, RFG wants, but ware owners, clients, do not afford luxury of not caring about “eta”, not even Niche clients do.
For a sound, sustainable shift to rails, quality offered has to be equal, or better than by alternative.
Standards, optimal at shift from steam, now longer are timely, simple as that!
Rail, basics…, no longer shall remain by far single most frequent cause for derailments.
Electrification, yes, but a timely, etc., etc.
(High quality at supply chains, now mean low risk.)

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