John G Russell hopes to increase its rail freight customer base after introducing a rail service to France and Spain last year. The operator, part of the Russell Group which also comprises Carntyne Transport, is also developing its own a rail freight terminal in the Midlands, which director Ken Russell said will give it more “control over our own destiny” when it opens in the summer. The company currently operates freight trains out of the Dirft terminal, near Northampton. The […]
Companies whose drivers hit bridges in their lorries will be hauled before the traffic commissioner and could face “exceptionally harsh” punishments, according to road transport solicitors.
There are still 400 longer semi-trailer allocations available, the DfT has said, and operators only have four weeks to apply for them.