Topic: Rail Freight Group

Concerns over South Wales’ freight future

A high-level report has cast a shadow over rail freight development in South Wales, just as the railway in the region is undergoing much-needed modernisation. Representatives of the industry say that if adopted, the report...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Optimism as UK rail freight stages recovery

More than 90 per cent of pre-pandemic rail freight traffic volume is back in operation. That seems like good news for the future says Network Rail’s Andy Saunders. The recovery comes despite a thirty per...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

‘Make old railheads serve future freight needs’

Passenger terminals and former smoke-stack sidings provide the clean, green alternative to city-wide congestion. An economical way to answer the needs of modern freight operations might be to dual-purpose passenger assets and recycle former facilities,...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Greater capacity most important says UK industry

Rail freight professionals in the UK have overwhelmingly chosen increased network capacity as the primary factor required to enable sustainable growth in the sector. This was concluded in an online poll, conducted by corporate law...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

UK rail freight in a state of flux

Maggie Simpson, the director general of the Rail Freight Group, gave a frank appraisal of the industry as she opened the RailFreight Webinar UK on the future prospects for growth. Cause for long-term optimism is...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
Felixstowe Port. Photo: Network Rail

UK freight growth on the horizon

Members of the influential Rail Freight Group believe that recovery for the sector is on the horizon and could lead the way for the British economy. That optimism, together with long term growth, is up...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton