New year sees UK-Ireland truck traffic via Holyhead fall by a third


HGV traffic to and from Ireland via Holyhead has slumped by around a third, according to port operator Stena Line.

Stena said the reduction is largely due to operators from mainland Europe - whose trucks would normally head for Ireland via the UK 'land bridge' and pick up loads on the way back - deciding to avoid the UK.

Head of UK Port Authorities at Stena Line Ian Davies said that whilst it was cheaper and quicker for lorry drivers [...]

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