Rail Partners' report, 'Freight Expectations: How rail freight can support Britain's economy and environment', sets out how a growing rail freight market has the potential to deliver even greater economic and environmental benefits to Britain between now and 2050.
The report features:
- New modelling demonstrating the important environmental function rail freight plays
- The impact of recent productivity improvements
- The evidence behind Rail Partners' call for rail freight to be trebled by 2050 and the benefits meeting that target would have for the economy and the environment
- Five policy asks to government to ensure the benefits of rail freight can be fully realised