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FREIGHT BUSINESS JOURNAL ISSUE 4 2019


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North East-based PD Ports has celebrated the success of its second daily rail freight connection to Scotland, with an official locomotive naming ceremony at Teesport. Five years after the opening of its intermodal rail terminal,


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Theresa May’s latest Brexit compromise, revealed on 21 May, for a “customs compromise” including the chance for MPs to vote on various options, including a suggested “temporary customs union” for goods failed to enthuse


Orion plans high speed rail


Teesport celebrates a rail success story Aerospace Multimodal


Frans Calje, said: “We’d like to thank our partners who have worked with us to make this service possible, and we look forward to a strong relationship.”


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customs union with the EU. It was leſt to the Freight


many of her own backbenchers, or opposition MPs. In what


is widely regarded


as a last throw of the dice by the beleaguered Prime Minister, the bill also contains new guarantees on the Northern Irish border, along


with guarantees on workers’ rights and the environment. However, none of the compromises appeared to enthuse the Labour party or many pro-Brexit Tory MPs; many of the latter suspected a plot to lock the UK into a permanent


Transport Association to take a more temperate view. Head of global policy, Pauline Bastidon, praised the PM’s speech for promising to prioritise supply chain integrity and continue frictionless trade with Europe aſt er Brexit. This, said Bastidon, “will come as welcome relief for FTA’s members… b usin e ss e s


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