Sir Peter Hendy CBE, chair of Network Rail, is to explain how the organisation is working to reduce bridge strikes in an address to the Microlise Transport Conference on 20 May 2020. The former Commissioner of Transport for London is one of the first confirmed speakers at the event, to be held at The Ricoh Arena in Coventry. There are an estimated 2,000 bridge strikes annually across the UK, each costing an average of £13,500 in train delays and bridge […]
Cambridgeshire-based ambient food logistics specialist Bretts Transport has said it anticipates “a good profitable year” after reporting a 9.5% increase in turnover for the 12 months to the end of March.
The closure of the Forth Bridge will have cost the industry an estimated £16m by the new year, despite the DfT’s decison to relax drivers’ hour laws.
The Transport Committee has criticised successive governments for failing come up with long-term plans for bridge and tunnel projects, claiming that it has inhibited economic growth.