An “infrastructure revolution” has been announced by Chancellor Sajid Javid in the government’s spending review, with investment in roads and motorways. There is also to be an extra £2bn earmarked for Brexit delivery, a move that was welcomed by the FTA, but the RHA said it was disappointed there was no mention of the keenly anticipated cut in fuel duty. Javid said decades of under-investment in infrastructure meant that the quality of the country’s infrastructure had left it trailing its […]
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.
Maritime has launched a new intermodal service from its East Midlands (EMG) terminal, operated by GB Railfreight, connecting it to the Port of Southampton.
The RHA has laid down four elements for achieving a “sustainable recovery” and has urged the government to consider the environmental, economic and social needs of business and people.