Railfreight grants drop could mean ‘thousands of additional lorries’ Railfreight grants drop could mean ‘thousands of additional lorries’

Railfreight campaigners are concerned that a reduction in government support for railfreight facilities could bring thousands of additional lorries on to the roads, if hauliers decide that using rail is too expensive. It's being claimed that a loss of £4 million in railfreight grants could mean another 190,000 lorry journeys each year.

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