Slam-Door Trains

September 1999
Logistics & Transport Focus;Sep99, Vol. 1 Issue 3, p10
Trade Publication
The first quarter report for 1999 on the number of road goods vehicles travelling to mainland Europe from Great Britain, were the main focus of this article. The figures presented are a seasonally adjusted basis to help identify underlying trends, especially changes between successive quarters. The total number of vehicles travelling to mainland Europe was 617,600, which is two percent more than in the previous quarter and four percent more than in the same quarter last year. 436,200 of this total were powered vehicles. The number of unaccompanied trailers was nine percent more than in the fourth quarter of 2001 and two percent more than a year ago.


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