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« on: April 25, 2018, 12:27:01 pm »

Published yesterday by the Department for Transport at

Transport connectivity to ports: review of the current status and future infrastructure recommendations

Studies reviewing the current status of rail and road connections to English ports plus recommendations for future improvements.

These studies:
* assess the current ability of inland rail and road networks to move freight to and from ports
* demonstrate the value that ports add to the economy at a local and national level
* lay out a vision for future port connectivity
*set out a series of recommendations which are the first step to enhancing port connectivity across the UK
The ‘Port Connectivity: the current picture’ report includes the 9 regional case studies used to inform the recommendations.

DfT site provides downloads of documents on:

Transport infrastructure for our global future: a study of England's port connectivity
PDF, 4.13MB, 98 pages

England's port connectivity: the current picture
PDF, 5.21MB, 58 pages

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« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2018, 12:56:37 pm »

Tried to find out what plans for onward transport via Inland Waterways particularly from the Humber, Mersey (Manchester Ship Canal) Rover Severn and Thames Medway.

Didn't find anything.
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