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Good service provided by RW Freight on our Exports to Sweden. Always punctual with collections and deliveries are made on time. Jobs are easily booked up and usually collected the same day. Very good service.

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Good service provided by RW Freight for our Exports to Sweden. Goods were collected on time and shipped. Information was very precise with ETAs and RW Freight were very easy to get along with.

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Very good service provided by RW Freight for our exports to Norway. Never had any problems, and always a quick reliable service.

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Decrease in German rail freight

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Unlike the UK, where the growth in rail freight seems only to be limited by network capacity, rail freight seems to be struggling in Germany. Statistics released on 17 February 2017 by the Federal Office show that, while the total volumes of freight grew in 2016, the portion transported by rail fell by 1.6 per cent.
In contrast, road freight volumes in Germany increased by 1.5 per cent. Dirk Flege, Managing Director of the Pro-Rail Alliance, said: “Rail freight transport is increasingly becoming a big worry for policy makers.

“With the publication of the official statistics, the federal government has today been given a painful reminder of where its HGV-friendly policies will lead. Germany’s policies on shifting transport mode are going the wrong way: from the railways onto the roads.”

On the other hand, consumer rail freight traffic in the UK has reached its highest level since 1998. According to the ORR’s Q2 2016-17 statistics for freight moved by rail, consumer intermodal traffic rose by 3.9 per cent and construction freight traffic increased by 8.3 per cent.