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 […]
The decision to ban all but Euro-6 trucks from working on the HS2 rail project is “virtue signalling”, the RHA said this week Carol Millett
Construction services firm Keltbray has spent £5.5m on 32 new Scania Euro-5 tippers in a bid to improve the safety and efficiency of its fleet.
Motor Transport’s owner Road Transport Media has revealed today (25 May) that it is acquiring Tip-ex, the UK’s only exhibition for the tipper and bulk transport sector. The annual trade show, held in Harrogate, attracts over 70 exhibitors and 2,000 visitors every year and is a major focal point for the construction and bulk transport sector. “Tip-ex serves an extremely important part of the UK road freight industry and we are delighted to have the opportunity to get involved with […]