The volume of freight moved on roads in the North could increase by 50% by 2050, according to Transport for the North (TfN). In a draft of its strategic transport plan for 2018-2050, the transport body outlines its plans for the increased demand on its road infrastructure. This growth, it said, will be crucial to projected GVA increases in the region, and close the economic gap between the North and the rest of England in by 2050. It adds that […]
New legal powers to transform Transport for the North (TfN) into the UK’s first-ever statutory sub-national transport body were laid out today (16 November) in Parliament.
Continued devolution in the UK will “drive nothing but cost and confusion” for the haulage industry, according to RHA chief executive Richard Burnett.
Eddie Stobart has become the 100th partner of the Northern Powerhouse, which will see it work to boost skills, innovation and business in the North of England.