RFG challenges congestion benefits

July 2003
Rail Business Intelligence;7/17/2003, Issue 202, p3
Trade Publication
Reports on the stance of the Rail Freight Group (RFG) on the issue of widening motorways and trunk roads to reduce congestion in Great Britain. Information on congestion rates in Great Britain according to the RFG, as of July 2003; Recommendations from the RFG.


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