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The service provided by RW Freight Services was brilliant when they carried out our export to Trelleborg in Sweden. There was not one issue throughout the whole shipment and I was very suprised at how good their prices were. I look forward to using them again in the near future.

Freight Export to Trelleborg Sweden
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We are really impressed with your trailer export services to Alicante, Spain. We will definitely be using R W Freight Services for the next job

Exporter to Alicante Spain 060878

Our exports of groupage cargo are handled well, no complaints!

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Rail Freight benefits economy

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A report has recently been published in the UK, titled ‘Keeping the lights on and the traffic moving: The benefits of rail freight for the UK economy’ for the Rail Delivery Group (RDG)in the UK.

The report points out that advances in take up mean that the UK is now closer to the average when comparing freight carried by rail to other modes of cargo transport. The RDG is the organisation responsible for rationalising relations between rail stakeholders in the UK.
The report credits privatisation with the recovery of the rail freight sector, pointing out that although rail freight has not yet returned to its post-war peak (1953), it has achieved growth of over 70% since the mid 1990’s.

An industry insider welcomed the report, but with 90% of tonne/miles of freight being carried by road haulage he feels more could be done, saying: ‘We need to make sure that rail freight grows faster than overall economic growth, or we will see rising congestion on the road network which will add billions of pounds to the cost of doing business in UK and waste the benefit of the growth.’