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. The collapse of the planned lorry park contingency means there will be no alternative to Operation Stack until March 2019 at the earliest. Former Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne committed £250m to the site in 2015 to relieve congestion on the M20 when Operation stack is in place in 2015, after […]
FTA chief executive Theo de Pencier is to join transport watchdog Passenger Focus, the organisation that will be scrutinising the performance of Highways England, which goes live next month.
The RHA has demanded that Heathrow Airport update its freight movement facilities “as a matter of urgency”, following complaints of congestion and delay accessing the west London site.
Trailblazer apprenticeships have long been mooted as a remedy for road transport’s skills crisis. However a Commons Select Committee has warned they have a worrying lack of focus and will not fill skills gaps unless they concentrate on sectors and regions where training is most needed.