Government launches £27.5m freight route funding package


The government is pumping £17m of funding into protecting five key freight routes between Great Britain and Northern Ireland during the COVID-19 pandemic. Another £10.5m will support links with The Isle of Wight and The Scilly Isles. The freight support package also covers 26 routes between Britain, France, Belgium, Spain, the Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Norway and Sweden, including Eurotunnel. The package of measures also includes the creation of a Transport Support Unit (TSU) to assist frontline responders during the COVID-19 […]