Heathrow’s new runway is good news for freight sector but obstacles for hauliers remain, say associations

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Heathrow’s third runway is good news for the freight sector but will throw up a range of obstacles for hauliers, according to trade associations. Earlier this week MPs voted in favour of a new runway, which the DfT said could double the airport’s freight capacity. While it welcomed the investment in multimodal transportation, the RHA said it had numerous concerns about the effect it will have on the road transport industry. The association’s policy director Duncan Buchanan said that in […]