23 Nov '15, 2pm

Group calls for more freight by rail to help cut road deaths during #RoadSafetyWeek https://t.co/ST07InIhN5 https://t.co/b…

With HGVs six times more likely than cars to be involved in fatal crashes on minor roads, Freight on Rail is calling on the Government to keep up its commitment to move more freight onto the railways in this Wednesday’s Spending Review. Philippa Edmunds, Freight on Rail Manager, said, “As the Government and the road freight industry acknowledge, because of their size and weight, when HGVs are involved in accidents the level of injury tends to be higher. As well as being far safer than HGVs, rail freight also relieves road congestion and reduces pollution. “That is why it is crucial that the Government continues with upgrades to the Strategic Rail Freight Network, following the Spending Review this week, as there is suppressed demand for rail freight services. Rail has an expanding share of long-haul consumer services and ports traffic, as well as key traditional markets su...

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