The FTA has demanded assurances from Scotland’s transport minister that the Forth Road Bridge will re-open to all vehicles on 4 January. The closure of the bridge has caused huge financial headaches for many logistics companies, with vehicles forced to take a 50-mile detour via the Kincardine Bridge, which has experienced 11-mile tailbacks at the busiest times. The trade association said it knows of one parcel firm that is reporting additional costs of £11,000 a week for fuel and extra […]
The FTA has reiterated previous calls for action over migrant build-ups in northern France after a new rail freight service to the port of Calais was postponed due to safety concerns.
The Severn Crossing tolls will be reduced next year ahead of being scrapped entirely, the government has confirmed.