Browsing: Rail freight

Scottish government neglects rail freight

The Rail Freight Group says it is disappointed by the Scottish government’s National Planning Framework 3, as it makes little reference to the vital role rail freight plays in Scotland’s transport infrastructure

OBS introduces Calidus Rail

OBS Logistics has updated its Calidus logistics software to include a railhead module, Calidus Rail, which integrates the movement and handling of containers at the rail hub

VTG and K+N in joint rail venture

Kuehne + Nagel and VTG, the wagon hire and rail logistics company have set out plans to merge parts of their rail logistics activities

Don’t price biomass off rail, says RFG

The Rail Freight Group has called on the Office of Rail Regulation not to proceed with proposals to increase charges paid for the moving of biomass by rail, arguing that it would price traffic off rail and undermine the case for biomass generation in the

EU rail plan: job half done, says RFG

The European Commission has failed to root out anti-competitive behaviour in the rail industry with its latest package of measures, the Rail Freight Group has warned

Council demands rethink on rail freight terminal

St Albans council has demanded that the government re-opens the inquiry into the Radlett strategic rail freight terminal – and threatened high court action against them if it refuses

New charges for rail freight operators

The Office of Rail Regulation is introducing a new package of charges for freight operators to access the rail network, to be introduced from 2016, saying they would balance freight costs more fairly between businesses, taxpayers and passengers

£206m plan for rail freight

Network Rail has allocated £206 million for the development of the strategic rail freight network over the next five years, according to industry’s Strategic Business Plan for 2014-2019

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