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The Strategic Rail Authority (SRA) has announced nearly £6M worth of grants to help companies transport goods by rail instead of road. Grants were made to RMC Readymix and Tarmac Southern for improvements to unloading facilities, and were awarded to freight operators Tilbury Container Services, the Potter Group and Freightliner for the construction of new handling facilities. In total it is estimated the grants will reduce the number of lorry journeys by 565,000, saving the equivalent ...

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