Campaign group Freight on Rail has called the findings of recent research into longer heavier vehicles (LHVs) by the University of Huddersfield into question. The pressure group has countered in its own report that their introduction would lead to reduced, rather than increased, efficiency and bring greater environmental and safety costs than envisioned. The Freight on Rail report suggests LHVs could easily become the new standard vehicle in logistics, rather than being taken up purely by those who could consistently […]
A high-speed passenger train narrowly missed crashing into a 60-tonne HGV at a level crossing in Flintshire, prompting concerns about Network Rail’s management processes.
Glasgow-based heavy plant and equipment hire specialist AB2K has upgraded its fleet with four new Scania G450 XT Cheesewedge plant bodies supplied by MV Commercial.
Potter Logistics has expanded its Selby rail terminal to accommodate longer-length freight trains, a decision it hopes will reduce its impact on the environment.