Network Rail has insisted there is no excuse for HGV drivers not to know the height of their vehicles and it will support regulatory action against companies that are involved in bridge strikes. The rail network operator said its own research found 52% of lorry drivers do not take low bridges into account when route planning and 43% admitted that they did not measure their vehicle. In the last year alone, it said almost 2,000 instances of vehicles hitting railway […]
A reshuffle of the DfT ministers has moved Claire Perry away from her responsibility for freight and logistics, despite her moving into the role just six months ago.
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has welcomed a call by the European Commission for France and the UK to address the issue of excessive Channel tunnel rail freight charges.
John G Russell hopes to increase its rail freight customer base after introducing a rail service to France and Spain last year.