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Seven people guilty after blocking M57 by gluing themselves to it

Seven people have been issued with fines after blocking the M57.
The group were convicted at Liverpool Magistrates Court today (Friday May 24) following a protest on Wango Lane, which occurred on the same day as last year’s Grand National[1].
On Saturd…

Tractor trailer falls off highway overpass near Bedford

Sections of Highway 101 and Highway 102 are expected to be closed for several hours after a tractor-trailer fell from a highway overpass near Bedford, N.S., on Thursday afternoon.Nova Scotia RCMP were called to the scene just after 2 p.m.Photos posted …

First Electric Trucks Delivered As Part Of Electric Freightway

Electrification is a massive unknown for hauliers, which is why making that first step shows both determination and a genuine desire to help tackle the climate emergency. A.F. Blakemore & Son. The family-owned retail and wholesale business, that is…

BBC Panorama investigates M4 death near Reading

On Monday, April 22, a Panorama episode aired, giving insight into the safety fears which led to a ban on building more Smart Motorway.
The roads, which have no hard shoulder, stretch over 250 miles of the network and have faced heavy scrutiny.
The gov…

Transport UK largest rail replacement operator

Transport UK (TUK) becomes the largest rail replacement operator in the UK today, providing Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) with both planned and emergency rail replacement services. 
GTR is the largest Train Operating Company (TOC) in the country …

January 2024 newsletter

Hello and welcome to the January newsletter. 
The weather and Christmas getaway brought challenges for both our strategic roads network and the railway. The performance teams I lead across highways and rail have been monitoring things carefully, includ…

Engineers complete East Coast Digital Programme upgrades as …

Monday 15 Jan 2024
Engineers complete East Coast Digital Programme upgrades as further work planned for February
Region & Route:
Eastern[1]
| Eastern: East Coast[2]
Network Rail teams have completed two weekends of upgrade work as part of the billion-p…

January 2024 newsletter | Office of Rail and Road

Hello and welcome to the January newsletter. 
The weather and Christmas getaway brought challenges for both our strategic roads network and the railway. The performance teams I lead across highways and rail have been monitoring things carefully, includ…