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 […]
Pentalver is to be acquired by United States-based rail freight company Genesse & Wyoming (G&W) for an undisclosed sum.
There is no indication that longer, heavier vehicles (LHVs) are less safe than regular vehicles, a new report by Volvo Trucks has confirmed.
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.