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 […]
Wave of truckstop closures could see drivers exceeding their hours, warns Brian Yeardley Continental
Brian Yeardley Continental has warned that the closure of the Folkestone Harbour and Alconbury truckstops, combined with the shutting down of French truckstops near Calais, could force UK drivers to exceed driving hours.
Maritime Transport saw increases in its turnover and profits last year as it continued on its decade-long growth.
London river, road and rail freight solutions provider Walsh has signed a 20-year agreement with the Port of Tilbury to help meet the capital’s demand for construction materials to be delivered sustainably.