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Sausages spilled over M40 in lorry crash near Bicester

Emergency services were called to the incident at 5.16am today (June 7) after the crash involving the lorry near junction 9 on the M40.
The lorry was found by Thames Valley Police on its side with sausages “scattered across the road”.
The force has sin…

Southampton port: DP World extends rail to road incentive

Freight owners who move their containers to rail for journeys of up to 140 miles (225km) receive £80 for each box. Those travelling more than 140 miles by rail see the £10 levy refunded.The aim is to make shorter distance rail travel more viable, parti…

Live: M6 ‘blocked’ as police at scene of collision

Police are currently at the scene of a crash on the M6 which has left a stretch of the motorway ‘blocked’. The collision has occurred on the southbound stretch between Junction 15 and 14.
National Highways has this morning issued an alert to motorists …

Southampton: Port incentives switch freight from road to rail

By Paul Clifton, BBC South transport correspondentThe ambition is to enable rail to compete better against lorries heading up the congested A34 and M3 to the giant distribution hubs in the Midlands. Previously those journeys were thought to be too shor…

Balfour Beatty Winchester site to be restored to farmland

The site, on Badger Farm Road, was set up two years ago by Balfour Beatty while the company carried out work on the central barrier scheme, and the now cancelled plan to convert the M3 into a smart motorway
However, the company is now demobilising the …

Romsey councillors react to lorry crashing in Greatbridge Road

As previously reported, the road was closed on Friday, May 3 after a lorry got stuck while trying to pass under the bridge.
This was the latest example, with more than 25 collisions between heavy goods vehicles and the bridge occurring in the past 19 y…