Freight on Rail Press Releases - 2017
Figures show HGVs 7 times more likely to be involved in a fatal crash, double that of 10 years ago.
Latest quarterly rail freight figures show record growth in key consumer and construction markets.
|20/12/17||New research shows just 2,000 less HGVS would mean a ten per cent reduction in air pollution.||Read more...|
|29/11/17||Commitment and ongoing funding for rail freight in Rail Strategy welcomed by transport campaigners.||Read more...|
|24/11/17||Road Safety Week - New figures show HGVs seven times more likely to be involved in a fatal crash, double that of ten years ago.||Read more...|
|22/11/17||New National Infrastructure Commission Freight study welcomed by transport campaigners.||Read more...|
|17/11/17||Budget should include distance-based lorry charging to make road freight efficient, say campaigners.||Read more...|
|12/10/17||Government funding for the railways welcome but key rail freight upgrades needed to service the economy, say campaigners.||Read more...|
Latest quarterly rail freight figures shows importance of rail in construction & housing markets, say campaigners.
|27/09/17||Upgrade to key strategic rail freight route which will cater for pent-up demand, welcomed by campaigners.||Read more...|
|21/09/17||Report claiming benefits of longer lorries is flawed, say campaigners.||Read more...|
|25/08/17||Rail freight better way to cut congestion and pollution than lorry platooning.||Read more...|
Opinion poll reveals public support for rail freight over HGVs.
New London road pricing measures welcomed but rail freight undervalued, say campaigners.
|08/06/17||Latest annual rail freight figures shows the future for rail freight.||Read more...|
New figures show rail freight is far better at reducing congestion than previously thought.
|05/05/17||Rail freight should be part of air pollution solution, say campaigners.||Read more...|
|21/04/17||Invest in rail freight to cut road congestion, research shows.||Read more...|
|10/04/17||China bound train is ‘the future’ of freight, say campaigners.||Read more...|
|24/02/17||Rail freight volumes expand in key markets.||Read more...|
|22/02/17||Government cut to rail freight grants bad for economy & society, say campaigners.||Read more...|
|17/02/17||Go ahead for SE London freight interchange good for economy and air quality, say campaigners.||Read more...|
|10/02/17||Government’s Freight Carbon Review is not ambitious enough according to Campaigners.||Read more...|
Restrict dangerous longer lorries urge campaigners, as Government set to allow more onto UK roads
|18/01/17||First ever freight train from China arrives in London today.||Read more...|
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