Ports, airports & rail freight

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Is the HS2 project going off the rails?


There has been much talk in the past few days on two highly contentious issues that will have a profound impact on the country generally.

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Property heavyweights urge Sunak not to axe HS2’s northern section


Bosses at some of the UK’s largest property firms are among a list of around 80 business leaders who wrote to the government urging Rishi Sunak not to scrap the remaining northern section of HS2.

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Policies are too often up in the air


This week’s air traffic control disruption, apparently caused by a single malformed flightplan, has provided a painful demonstration of the law of unintended consequences.

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Fast track for station schemes

By Greg Pitcher

Large swathes of brownfield land beside railways are set to become available.

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Freight and logistics planning consultation misses the mark


Experts welcome publication of the consultation into planning reform but find its contents disappointing.

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