The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has told motortransport.co.uk that scrapping high-speed rail link HS2 would create “substantial problems” for tipper operators servicing current construction work. The government is due to announce the results of a review of the scheme later this year amid rumours that the eventual cost may spiral to as much £80bn. Phase 1 of HS2 between London and Birmingham is due to open at the end of 2026, with a second phase to Leeds and Manchester scheduled […]
Electricals retailer AO has opened a new site in Bracknell, Berkshire.
The FTA has accused the Local Government Association (LGA) of “a cheap attempt to make headlines” after it claimed HGVs are pushing the state of local roads “over the edge”.
The government has published details about how the arrangements for the UK’s borders with the EU will work from January and actions that hauliers need to take.