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 […]
Simplifications to the rules on cabotage could be unveiled soon by the European Commission, EC vice president Siim Kallas has confirmed.
A cross-party group of MPs joined FairFuelUK (FFUK) and its backers today, to deliver a letter to 10 Downing Street calling for a 3ppl reduction in fuel duty in next week’s Budget.