The building of a huge truck park to ease congestion caused by Operation Stack should “push on at pace” because of the uncertainty caused by Brexit, according to Kent’s transport chief. Matthew Balfour, the county council’s cabinet member for transport, told colleagues there were no guarantees that HGVs would not be queued up along the motorways and roads, given the upheaval caused by withdrawing from the EU. He spoke after a decision was made to postpone a court hearing into […]
Plans for the Operation Stack alternative, Stanford West truck park near the M20, are in the balance after local protesters were granted a judicial review of the scheme.
The FTA has come out in favour of Manston Airport as a short to medium term contingency for Operation Stack, after it was revealed the government had paid approaching £6m to rent it.
The government has pulled the plug on the planned lorry park in Stanford West, which was selected as a solution to the chronic congestion caused by Operation Stack.