Topic: Rail Freight Group

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

Scottish minister backs words with action

Rail freight opportunities are better than ever. Transport Secretary to the Scottish Government, Michael Matheson, has told the Scottish conference of the Rail Freight Group, the industry’s representative association in the UK, that the present...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Future for UK timber trains in Scotland

There are fresh calls for a more sustainable approach to the timber industry, and a new look at bringing back rail as the prime mover. However, even supporters say there are considerable commercial challenges. Timber trains...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
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Port of Tilbury unveils new rail freight strategy

The Port of Tilbury, the major trading port gateway for London, has unveiled plans to reinvigorate its entire rail freight infrastructure, including the introduction of regular intermodal services to the Midlands and Scotland. With three rail...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy