30 Jun '17, 9am

Our new opinion poll reveals public support for rail freight over HGVs - Read more here

All figures, unless otherwise stated, are from YouGov Plc. Total sample size was 1,670 adults. Fieldwork was undertaken between 21st - 22nd June 2017. The survey was carried out online. The figures have been weighted and are representative of all GB adults (aged 18+). You can see the results of the poll here . Rail freight produces 90 per cent less PM10 particulates and up to 15 times less nitrogen dioxide emissions than HGVs for the equivalent journey. The latest annual Office of Road and Rail figures show consistent expansion in the key consumer and construction rail freight markets with record levels of traffic, demonstrating the potential and demand for rail freight services. In fact, construction traffic increased by seven per cent and consumer traffic by six per cent in 20016/7, increasing each quarter, compared to the previous year. The final quarter figures show ni...

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