Category: In The Press

Rail Freight Group: potential of rail freight in 2023

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Our guest article on Rail Freight Group’s website discusses the potential for growth in the rail freight industry in 2023, highlighting the benefits of rail freight and the challenges it faces.

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Rail freight is notably more environmentally friendly than road transport, with lower emissions and energy consumption, and the modal shift to rail can help reduce congestion on the roads. This, in turn supports steps to decarbonise and reach Net Zero.

But, challenges faced by rail freight range from lack of investment to bureaucratic barriers which hinder the sector’s development.

Ultimately, there is significant potential for growth in 2023 and beyond but this will require action from industry stakeholders and policymakers to address the challenges facing the sector and unlock its full potential. You can read more over on Rail Freight Group’s website:

Building back safer: The important role that competency management plays in keeping the railway safe

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Following the publication of the 2019 AHSR, Ali Chegini, RSSB’s Director of System Safety and Health, said: “We can’t lose sight of the importance of essential health and safety management…Especially in an era of major structural and organizational change.”

Our own safety and that of our colleagues, be that line-side or elsewhere is something that must not be compromised, and something that we must all strive to protect. In a recent piece for Rail Professional, James Fox, Commercial Director of 3Squared, explored the intrinsic role that competency management plays in keeping our railways safe, and how 3Squared’s suite of products and services can support the rail network to work seamlessly and efficiently.

Hear more on James’ thoughts on this over on page 73 of Rail Professional’s June edition here.