New figures from the Office of Rail and Road have shown that rail freight deliveries are becoming more reliable, with just under 80% of freight trains arriving at their destination within 10 minutes of scheduled arrival time in 2014-2015. This is up 4.4% on the previous year, and the highest annual average since the Freight Performance Measure began in 2005-2006. The reliability figure compares with 89.5% for passenger trains. Earlier this year, the then Office of Rail Regulation revealed that […]
France’s plan to swap the failed Ecotaxe road user charging system with a new Heavy Vehicle Transit Tax early next year have been scrapped indefinitely.
Trade associations have welcomed London Councils’ decision not to introduce mandatory fitting of sideguards and class V and VI close-proximity mirrors aspart of its London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS).
The FTA has seen enquiries to its member advice centre more than double since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak.