Nearly 100 operators involved in bridge strikes have been reported to the traffic commissioner in the last 12 months, figures reveal. The office of the traffic commissioner (OTC) said of the 99 firms involved in these incidents, 12 were subsequently called to public inquiries and 22 dealt with at preliminary hearings. Others received warning letters. The figures emerged as Network Rail said it had received a “fantastic response” across the haulage industry to its ‘Wise Up, Size Up’ campaign and […]
Secretary of state for Transport Clare Perry has told the rail freight industry that it must respond to developments such as the autonomous truck, and electric vans, in order to retain its ‘green’ credentials.
In the weeks leading up to its collapse, Deben Transport attempted to make changes to its depot network as it battled to stay afloat.