Category Archives: Transport

Dartford Crossing campaign: response

Proposals to ban oversized and hazardous goods vehicles from the Dartford Tunnel have been condemned as impractical by haulage groups. A campaign launched by freight boss Andrew Baxter called for certain lorries to be forced to go around the M25 to end delays caused by convoys which have to escort them from Kent to Essex. He said… Continue reading »

Dartford Crossing campaign

Dartford Crossing campaign: Ban oversized and hazardous lorries says Europa Worldwide boss Oversized and hazardous goods lorries should be banned from using the Dartford Crossing in a bid to reduce traffic jams, a prominent haulage company boss has claimed. Instead, these vehicles should be sent the other way around the M25 to get to their… Continue reading »

Transport for the South East launched

Leaders from across the South East have launched a new partnership to transform the transport network for the travelling public and businesses and to ensure the area remains a driver of the UK economy. Transport for the South East (TfSE) will speak with a single voice on the area’s transport priorities. It will devise an integrated… Continue reading »

Ebbsfleet development update

Ebbsfleet Development Corporation is calling for clear plans to be drawn up to cater for increased passenger demand from Ebbsfleet International to central London. The corporation says as Ebbsfleet Garden City rapidly grows – with up to 15,000 new homes built by 2031, plus the housing growth that Dartford and Gravesham are proposing – it… Continue reading »